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Title:RUSSIAN PRISONERS IN AUSTRIA-HUNGARY [Allocated Title]
Film Number:IWM 1211
Summary: Fragment of a film showing hygiene for Russian prisoners in Austria-Hungary during the First World War.
Description: The prisoners are in an open compound surrounded by brick buildings. They assemble naked and are given haircuts by Austro-Hungarian troops while their own officers watch and, behind them, their clothes are burnt in incinerators.
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Austro-Hungarian Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: prisoners of war, Russian - custody (object name)
society, Russian military - hygiene (object name)
society, Austro-Hungarian military - hygiene (object name)
First World War, Austro-Hungarian Home Front & 1914 = 1917 (event)