Source: The Times History of the War, 14 (1918): 383.

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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  • Large numbers of Russian prisoners of war march along a road with a light Austrian guard. By 1917, plummeting Russian military morale resulted in large scale surrenders to Central Power units. Note the woman marching with the column to the left. She may be following her husband or a relative. Source: The Times History of the War, 14 (1918): 383.