Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 162, 1915, 83.

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 prisoners engage in a bowling game in the prison compound at Eichstaett. A crowd of spectators enjoy the competition, although a prisoner to the right is reading a book. In the background, POW clothing dries on wash lines next to one of the camp's stone buildings. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 162, 1915, 83.