Russian YMCA Band in a German Prison Camp

These Russian prisoners of war were members of the YMCA Band in a German prison which included brass, woodwind, and percussion sections. They are sitting on the stage of a theater where they performed during theatricals. An unidentified Red Triangle secretary sits behind the big bass drum in civilian attire.
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Data Provider:
Western Michigan University. Libraries
Subject Topic:
Germany, Entertainment, Music, Band, YMCA, Russian POWs, World War 1914-1918, Diplomatic History, European History, Military History, and Political History
No Copyright - United States. Physical ownership of materials: Paul Anderson Photo Collection, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.