Source: Current History Magazine, 11 (October 1919): 140.

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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  • In this drawing, a prisoner sits in solitary confinement in the "silo," a deep hole in the ground with the top open to the elements. Guards threw food down to the prisoners, who were forced to live in their own filth for days at a time. Source: Current History Magazine, 11 (October 1919): 140.