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Record 10338

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'There was a wonderful account in the "Daily Worker" of Mussolini's death, how he was shot in the head and his brain spattered out, and he looked awful, but his mistress was hanged beside him in a new white blouse and looked lovely.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jun 1945 and 30 Jun 1945
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader: anon
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: [Daily Worker: Article on Mussolini's death]
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10338  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: File Report 2263, June 1945, Victory in Europe, Notes an investigation into people's behaviour and attitudes during the weeks immediately preceding and following the final announcement of Peace in Europe, p. 3, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk,

Citation: File Report 2263, June 1945, Victory in Europe, Notes an investigation into people's behaviour and attitudes during the weeks immediately preceding and following the final announcement of Peace in Europe, p. 3, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10338, accessed: 21 September 2019

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