Source: For the Millions of Men Now Under Arms, 1:3 (24 June 1915): 36B.

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 stand in front of the central watch tower at Crossen-an-der-Oder. The Germans set up a defensive position at the base of the watch tower which included a number of field guns designed to allow the guards to maintain control of the camp in the event of a general rebellion. German officers stand inthe defensive position while German NCO's organize the Russian prisoners. The central guard tower provided a commanding view of the entire facility. Source: For the Millions of Men Now Under Arms, 1:3 (24 June 1915): 36B.