Source: Hinter dem Stachel-Draht, 1918, 77.

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 Russian prisoner is hard at work ploughing a field behind a team of horses under the walls of Lichtenstein Castle. Allied POW's supplemented local agricultural labor which allowed the Germans to maintain food production despite the mobilization of farmers intothe German Army. Source: Hinter dem Stachel-Draht, 1918, 77.