Molony, William O'Sullivan, Diary, 5-6 September 1914

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Description: 
W.O. Molony diary, [page 120]
Case Study: 
A British Teenager Caught Up in the First World War: William O’Sullivan Molony
Creator: 
Molony, William O'Sullivan
Source: 
diary
Date: 
5-6 September 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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00000584
Language: 
eng
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image
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jpg
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[page 120]
September 5th 1914 Saturday
German artillery and cavalry near Paris.
Reims fallen into the hands of the Germans.
The battle of millions at Lemberg is still undecisive—the Austrians have evacuated the town. Gave C. some flowers.
September 6th 1914 Sunday
Dendermonde is being fired at.
B.Zau M. The losses of the British troops have risen from 4,000-10,000 men.
Kaiser at Namur.
Two forts at Maubeuge have fallen.
Went for a motor drive with D (Dittmann). Went to Spandau, Wannsee and returned through Potsdam. Sat next to coz: on the way back—arm-in-arm—it was glorious. Walked with Coz: in the evening.