POW Garden at Soltau

Publication Year:
1918
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Repository URL:
https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/wwi_pow_camps/432
Author(s):
Anonymous,
Tags:
Germany; Soltau; Camp Order; Agriculture; Nutrition; Quarters; Garden; YMCA; World War 1914-1918; Diplomatic History; European History; Military History; Political History
image description
Prisoners augmented their meager diets at Soltau by gardening using seeds provided by a YMCA secretary. Rations could become monotonous in prison camps and fresh vegetables helped improve POW diets.