Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 190, 1915, 95.

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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  • A rabbi leads an outdoor service for Russian prisoners of war from a set of stairs in the prison compound at Hammerstein. A large number of Russians have assembled to participate in the service, including a man in civilian clothing. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 190, 1915, 95.