Today’s papers now admit that very serious damage was done by the German zeppelins on Monday. […] The German wireless message exults in the raid and declares that bombs were dropped at Birkenhead and Liverpool. This the war office officially denies.
Birkenhead & Liverpool are very close to the wee fireside where my wife and bairnies are.
2nd February 1916. Diary entry of John Bruce Glasier, socialist and pacifist [Glasier Papers GP2/1/23]. This week’s war: 79.