Source: Doegen, Kriegsgefangene Voelker, Photo 27, 1921, 80B.

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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  • French prisoners line up with the recently-acquired parcels and Liebesgaben from their family and friends at home. German censors minutely searched these parcels for contraband before releasing them to the prisoners. The camp recently received considerable rain, given the size of the puddles in front of the building. Source: Doegen, Kriegsgefangene Voelker, Photo 27, 1921, 80B.