This Week’s War: 59

Crossing to Birkenhead I saw from the stage a magnificent warship lying between there and Rock Ferry. A man looking at it said “Our biggest war-ship.” “Not the Queen Elizabeth?” “No, another of the same class, the Barham.”

17 September 1915. Letter from John Sampson, University Librarian, to his wife [Sampson Archive SP8/1/2/10/62]. This week’s war: 59.

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