Source: Doegen, Kriegsgefangene Voelker, Photo 28, 1921, 88B.

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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  • Entente prisoners read books, journals, and newspapers in the reading room at the prison camp at Giessen. The room is well attended and features a clock, several paintings, and two statues. All of the seats at the table are taken by prisoners who pass they idle hours by reading. Source: Doegen, Kriegsgefangene Voelker, Photo 28, 1921, 88B.