Source: For the Millions of Men Now Under Arms, 1:6 (31 January 1916): 10B.

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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  • A group of French Chausseurs Alpin stand in front of a Foyer du Soldat, operated by the YMCA, in an unidentified town in the Vosges. These men were elite, alpine troops and wore large berets. They visited the YMCA for the comforts afforded to soldiers on leave from the front lines. Source: For the Millions of Men Now Under Arms, 1:6 (31 January 1916): 10B.