Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 142, 1915, 75.

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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  • Russian prisoners-of-war stand near an artistic garden plot which depicts a German iron cross with oak leaf clusters. The garden is located near the wall which surrounded part of the prison camp at Neuhammer and a German non-commissioned officer sits on a horse. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 142, 1915, 75.