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Anonymous

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Creation Date

1916

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A group of Allied tuberculosis patients stand outside the hospital ward in the quarantine camp at Giessen. A German sentry stands on guard duty to the left along the camp fence. War prisoners detected of communicable diseases were isolated from the general prison camp population to prevent the outbreak of epidemics.

Keywords

Germany, Giessen, Medical Care, Quarantine Camps, Camp Order, Quarters, Hygiene, Wash, French POWs, Allied POWs, German Guards

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