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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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Meiers silver wedding anniversary. Card fr T.

May 1. Card fr T.

May 3. Mon. Our Barracks re-filled our mattresses with "holz-wolle" instead of the dirty straw with which they were filled & used by Russian prisoners before we came into the camp.

May 8. Letter fr T. & posted a card to her. News of sinking of passenger ship "Lusitania" crusader with hundred of men women & children on board by the Germans off Irish coast. Millionaire Vanderbilt drowned.

May 11. Tues. T. forwarded 2 letters fr Mother (Mar 31 - Apr 1). All prisoners marched on to race track field and counted. Card to T.

May 14. Fri. Card fr T.

May 15. Sat. Box fr. T. Letter fr Mother of April 13. Card to T.

May 17. Mon. Foot final played bet Bars 4 & 10 - 4 won by 1 goal.

May 18. Package biscuits sent by Frau Pfotenhauers from Dres. was confiscated. Posted letter to

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