Molony, William O'Sullivan, Diary, 7-8 September 1914

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Description: 
W.O. Molony diary, [page 121]
Case Study: 
A British Teenager Caught Up in the First World War: William O’Sullivan Molony
Creator: 
Molony, William O'Sullivan
Source: 
diary
Date: 
7-8 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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00000585
Language: 
eng
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image
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jpg
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[page 121]
September 7th 1914 Monday
Very little news to-day.
Lemberg is still in the hands of the Russian troops.
Walked with darling coz: this evening. I love her with all my heart. You darling! Darling one!
September 8th 1914 Tuesday
Fall of Maubeuge. 40,000 French prisoners.
4 Generals, 400 guns and an enormous amount of booty, were taken by the Germans.
Dum-Dum bullets were found on the garrison!
Death of Dr. Frank, leader of the social democrats—he was killed in action.
Prinz Eitel Fritz as drummer at St. Quentin.
Darling Charlotte—you little honey-flower—I am just crazy to kiss those sweet lips of yours.