Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 168, 1915, 85.

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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  • French and Russian prisoners relax outside their barrack in Koenigsbrueck one afternoon. The men are spending their time reading, playing cards, or engrossed in a chess game under the supervision of two German guards. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 168, 1915, 85.