View of the Exterior of the Hospital at Goettingen

Publication Year:
1915
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https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/wwi_pow_camps/1107
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Anonymous,
Tags:
Germany; Goettingen; Medical Care; Camp Order; Security; Hospital Ward; Gardening; Allied POWs; World War 1914-1918; Diplomatic History; European History; Military History; Political History
image description
Two prisoners of war walk along a path outside of the hospital ward at Goettingen. The lazaret was located on the periphery of most camps and separated by fences so that in the event of the outbreak of a communicable disease, the ward could be more easily isolated from the general camp population.