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Anonymous

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Creation Date

1915

Description

This color painting of the mosque at Zossen-Wunsdorf shows the elaborate colors used to decorate the building. Allied Muslim prisoners stand in front of the mosque in the prison compound. Kaiser Wilhelm II paid for the construction of the mosque to show his support of Islam and to recruit troops for his Turkish ally.

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Germany, Zossen, Wuensdorf, Religion, Church, Propaganda, Allied POWs

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