Source: Hoffman, In the Prison Camps of Germany, 1920, frontespiece.

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 young Russian prisoner of war salutes the photographer in the compound of an unidentified German prison camp. The large numbers of boys among the Russian prisoners became a major concern for the YMCA during the war. Secretaries strove to make sure that the boys were safe and received educations while they waited for repatriation. Source: Hoffman, In the Prison Camps of Germany, 1920, frontespiece.