Source: Doegen, Kriegsgefangene Voelker, 1921, Photo 53, 236B.

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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  • Five French prisoners sit at a table reviewing a lesson after a hard day at work. Their quarters reflect a degree of comfort in that they have access to a table lamp, stationery, and tobacco (two POW's are smokinkg pipes). Many of their belongings hang on the wall or sit on shelves. Given their standard of living, these men may be French non-commissioned officers. Source: Doegen, Kriegsgefangene Voelker, 1921, Photo 53, 236B.