Molony, William O'Sullivan, Diary, 29 March - 2 April 1914

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W.O. Molony diary, [page] 19

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Case Study: 
A British Teenager Caught Up in the First World War: William O’Sullivan Molony
Creator: 
Molony, William O'Sullivan
Source: 
diary
Date: 
29 March - 2 April 1914
Place: Berlin
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Contributer: 
McMaster University Libraries
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Copyright, public domain: McMaster University owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image in TIFF format.

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00000471
Language: 
eng
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3. Lunch at the Bristol Hotel beautiful but unsuccessful as I was not hungry.
4. The “Alfermann”, “Jadlowker” and “Hoffmann”! Strauss was conducting the orchestra. The music was beautiful. The first time that I had heard such beautiful music since the Wiesbaden concerts. The opera house is hideous outside but attractive inside. The streets were still crowded at 12 o’clock. Next day we left the Excelsior hotel.
Berlin Friday 2nd April 1914
Münchenerstrasse 29. Schöneberg
Walked in the town and then went to lunch at the Excelsior Hotel. Oberleutnant who is at the war office, Hauptmann Vierordt and his wife and naval commander Hering were there to meet us. H. returned with us to see the baby “Jack”, and I went on and had tea with him in his rooms. He is a charming man but slightly conceited about his own attractions. He is ugly, but wears