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Anonymous

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Creation Date

1915

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Russian prisoners stand in front of the central watch tower at Crossen-an-der-Oder. The Germans set up a defensive position at the base of the watch tower which included a number of field guns designed to allow the guards to maintain control of the camp in the event of a general rebellion. German officers stand in the defensive position while German NCO's organize the Russian prisoners. The central guard tower provided a commanding view of the entire facility.

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Germany, Crossen, Camp Order, Security, Quarters, Administrative Buildings, Russian POWs, German Guards, German Officers

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