This marks the official inauguration of the YMCA building in the prison camp in Wieselburg in 1916. Austrian officers and a visiting delegation stand in the center of the prison compound and Russian POW's stand at attention along the perimeter. The prison band is assembled on the perimeter to the left side of the photo. Wieselburg had over 5,000 permanently disabled prisoners in its ranks.
Austria-Hungary, Austria, Wieselburg, Camp Order, Quarters, Administrative Buildings, Welfare, YMCA, Music, Band, Russian POWs, Austrian Officers, Austrian Guards, World War 1914-1918