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Anonymous

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Creation Date

1916

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Russian prisoners stand outside the gaily decorated YMCA building, which is festooned with strings of garland, during the inauguration ceremony in the prison camp at Sopronnyek. Hungarian officers stand in the foreground on the right hand sice and an official delegation, led by His Excellency, M. de Sjilessy, the Privy Councilor of the Emperor-King. The Association hut became the center of social activities in most prison camps during World War I.

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Austria-Hungary, Hungary, Sopronnyek, Camp Order, Administrative Building, Religion, YMCA, Russian POWs, Hungarian Officers, Hungarian Guards

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