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Anonymous

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Creation Date

1918

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A Russian Orthodox priest leads a burial service for a Russian prisoner at Spratzern in the prison cemetery. Secretary Hertig, a Danish YMCA secretary, stands next to the priest in civilian clothing. Behind the coffin on the hand truck is an Orthodox cross and the prison camp band, as well as Russian POW's paying their respects. Note the white identification badges on the prisoners' caps.

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Austria-Hungary, Austria, Spratzern, Religion, Cemetery, Burial, Music, Band, YMCA, YMCA Secretary, J.J. Hertig, Russian POWs, Austrian Officers

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