Indian POWs Wrestle at Zossen (Wuensdorf)

Publication Year:
1915
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Repository URL:
https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/wwi_pow_camps/805
Author(s):
Anonymous,
Tags:
Germany; Zossen; Wuensdorf; Sports; Wrestling; Indian POWs; World War 1914-1918; Asian History; Diplomatic History; European History; Military History; Political History
image description
Prisoners are locked in a wrestling competition in the prison compound at Zossen-Wuensdorf. A group of Indian POW's spectators enjoy the match. The Germans encouraged Indian soldiers to practice their religion and culture, including games, in the propaganda camp.