Russian POWs Swim in the Havel River at Brandenburg

A group of Russian prisoners, from the prison camp at Brandenburg, take a swim in the Havel River on a hot summer day. They were probably on a labor detachment and got the opportunity to cool off in the river. A German factory stands across the river in the background of the photograph.
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Western Michigan University. Libraries
Subject Topic:
Germany, Brandenburg, Sports, Swimming, Russian POWs, World War 1914-1918, Diplomatic History, European History, Military History, and Political History
No Copyright - United States. Physical ownership of materials: Wilhelm Doegen, "Kriegsgefangene Voelker," Berlin: Vertrag von Politik und Wirtschaft, Photo 49, 1921, 200B.