A “Turkish Bakery Run with German Matériel and German Methods.”“

During World War I, the exchange of military supplies and equipment between alliance partners was already a standard way of providing mutual support. For example, German military staff were posted to a Turkish division for the Central Powers’ offensive against the Kingdom of Romania. A German army baker from WWI left behind documents that give some insight into the difficulties that this type of exchange could entail, as Nico Geisen, a curatorial trainee at the collection, describes in this article.