Mary King Waddington in Paris - 9 August, 1914

from Diary of Mary King Waddington, 9 Aug. 1914, page 19:

Good news this morning. French at Mülhausen enthusiastically received by entire population. Germans driven off at the point of the bayonet and pursued by French cavalry… I went to the American church, which was crowded. They sang splendidly the hymn “O God of Battles!” which rather upset me. Of course all one’s nerves are on end.
cite as

Mary King Waddington, Diary of Mary King Waddington, 9 Aug. 1914. In My War Diary (London, 1915), p. 19. accessed: 23 April, 2024

location of experience: Paris


Mary King Waddington

Listening to

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O God of Battles

Experience Information

Date/Time 9 August, 1914
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 09 May 2014 14:42:18 +0100