Hospital Ward at Czersk

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Germany; Czersk; Medical Care; Hospital Wards; Russian POWs; Allied POWs; YMCA; William Lawall; World War 1914-1918; Diplomatic History; European History; Military History; Political History
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This view of the hospital ward at Czersk shows a room full of sick and wounded prisoners. At the back of the room with the white armband is William Lawall, an American YMCA secretary visiting the camp. He is talking to a prisoner of war in the presence of a German interpreter.