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Anonymous

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Creation Date

1918

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A German guard smoking a pipe ties a Russian POW to the stake for some infraction of the camp rules at Lamsdorf. Violations of prison camp rules resulted in different kinds of punishments, often physical in nature. German authorities sought to maintain discipline in their prison camps and corporal punishment were practiced by both Allied and Central Power nations.

Keywords

Germany, Lamsdorf, Crime, Punishment, Russian POWs, German Guards

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