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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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had said that they had noticed this woman make a slight movement with one of her hands behind her back, which they, with wonderful sagacity, had interpreted as a private signal to some confederate. The old Frau persuaded the policeman to escort her home as a measure of protection form the crowd of ver amatuer Sherlock Holmses with which the town swarms. 'It is to laugh' as the Italians say.

Aug 12. Another very hot day. Soldiers still leaving for the front. England declared war against Austria.

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

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