Source: Forbes, Leslie's Photographic Review of the Great War, 1920.

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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  • German and Austro-Hungarian prisoners of war muster in a Siberian prison camp compound for a work detail under the command of American troops. The Russian Civil War prevented the repatriation of these men and many embraced Bolshevik propaganda. Their presence in Siberia served to further undermine political stability in post-tsarist Russia. Source: Forbes, Leslie's Photographic Review of the Great War, 1920.