Source: The Times History of the War, 12 (1917): 261.

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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  • Russian prisoners of war plant seeds in a newly ploughed field on a German farm. Prisoners engaged in agricultural work were not paid as well as POW's who worked in factories, but farm workers enjoyed better meals in relation to their comrades back in the prison camps. Source: The Times History of the War, 12 (1917): 261.