Source: Quelques Vues de Prisonniers de Guerre en Autriche-Hongrie, Photo III, ca. 1915.

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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  • The medical staff at Wieselburg lined up outside of the hospital ward for this photograph. The staff includes both Austrian and Russian doctors, orderlies, and sanitary personnel. Health care was a critical priority in prison camps since the outbreak of an epidemic would have devastating consequences for the POW population. Source: Quelques Vues de Prisonniers de Guerre en Autriche-Hongrie, Photo III, ca. 1915.