Source: YMCA Biographical B Records, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, University of Minnesota.

From Pursuit of an "unparalleled opportunity": American YMCA and prisoner of war diplomacy among the Central Power nations during World War I, 1914-1923 by Kenneth Steuer

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  • American: 1900-present
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  • Raymond Reitzel volunteered to serve as an American YMCA WPA Secretary in Hungary in 1917; with the severance of diplomatic relations with Vienna, Reitzel transferred to wrok in Russia with soldiers and POW's. Reitzel is working on a book at his desk long after his WPA service in World War I. Source: YMCA Biographical B Records, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, University of Minnesota.