German ‘Red Cross’ POWs | National Library of Scotland

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Members of the German Red Cross who have been taken prisoner. It is a posed shot and many of the men are smiling and look happy being away from the slaughter.

Original reads: ‘OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH FROM THE WESTERN FRONT. Group of German Red Cross men taken in the new push’


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About Everett Sharp

Everett Sharp is a subject expert on the World War One Centenary: Continuations and Beginnings project. He has worked for the University of Oxford on a series of other First World War Projects including the Great War Archive and First World War Poetry Digital Archive. He is also currently working for the Europeana 1914-1918 initiative with the Oxford. His retirement in 2009 didn't go quite according to plan!
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