Adolf Mahr

Published in 20th-century / Contemporary History, Issue 2 (Mar/Apr 2008), Letters, Letters, Volume 16

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—The last sentence of Michael Gibbons’s review of Dublin NaziNo. 1: the life of Adolf Mahr (HI 15.5, Sept./Oct. 2007) was notsupported by a reading of the book. Neither author nor reviewer gaveany reason to think that Mahr ‘failed . . . as a man’ (whatever thatmeans?). But as one who worked in the National Museum I can say thatMahr was recalled with regard and respect as a scholar, as a scientistand as a colleague.

—Is mise…
PÁDRAIG Ó SNODAIGH
Binn Éadair
Baile Átha Cliath 13

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