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Anonymous

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Creation Date

1915

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A wagon full of bread has just arrived at Ulm and at the table to the right French and Russian prisoners weigh the loaves and inspect the quality of the bread. The bread has to be distributed to all of the barracks and a a fair allocation was important for POW survival. The quality of the bread in Germany, especially in prison camps, deteriorated dramatically during the war as a result of the Allied naval blockade.

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Germany, Ulm, Nutrition, Rations, Camp Kitchen, Transportation, French POWs, Russian POWs, German Guards

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