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Henry Masterman Mist Diaries and Prisoners Pie Magazine

Diaries of Heny Masterman Mist and a copy of Prisoners’ Pie, the Ruhleben Camp magazine. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-2570

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spies. One was dressed as a woman, another, a young chap of about 20 I saw arrested, whose sole offense seemed to be that he could not speak or understand German.

Aug 4. Report came at midnight that England had declared war. I had had supper at the "Barenschencki" with Mr. Clarke. Afterwards I walked part of the way home with him. Crowds on street watching men being marched past. At the Hpt. Brehof we met Henri Glade taking a stroll. I said good night & H & I went into the veranda of the "Kaiser Cafe". Suddenly some youths ran past calling out England hat kreig erklared (England has declared war.) I saw a woman

BC Archives, MS-2570 Box 1 File 1 MIST, Henry Masterman Diary, Dresden, 01 Aug 1914 – 02 Dec 1914.

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