Creator

Anonymous

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Creation Date

1-1918

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Russian prisoners assemble in the snow in the prison compound at Wieselburg for Christmas celebrations in January 1918. Secretary John Klanmann, a Swedish YMCA worker, addresses the prisoners from the platform in front of a decorated Christmas tree. Prisoners carry a cross and religious banners and the POW band stands to the left of the platform.

Keywords

Austria-Hungary, Austria, Wieselburg, Camp Order, Quarters, Religion, Christmas, Music, Band, YMCA, YMCA Secretary, John Klanmann, Russian POWs

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