The prisoners' mess at Arsa

Photograph

Description

English

This photo shows prisoners at mealtime in the area of Arsa, in Istria, in 1918. Istria was one of the disputed areas between Italy and the Austro-Hungarian Empire and became part of Italy after the Treaty of Rapallo, in 1919. Life as a prisoner was hard, both physically and psychologically. These were soldiers who had fought against their captors in the war, and were subsequently ill-treated.

Italian

Full title
The prisoners' mess at Arsa
Published
1918
Format
Photograph
Held by
Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico
Usage Terms
Free from known copyright restrictions

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