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Dead wake: the last crossing of the Lusitania

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display_description#1 New York Times Bestseller

From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania


On May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a record number of children and infants. The passengers were surprisingly at ease, even though Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone. For months, German U-boats had brought terror to the North Atlantic. But the Lusitania was one of the era’s great transatlantic “Greyhounds”—the fastest liner then in service—and her captain, William Thomas Turner, placed tremendous faith in the gentlemanly strictures of warfare that for a century had kept civilian ships safe from attack. 

Germany, however, was determined to change the rules of the game, and Walther Schwieger,...
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Lusitania (Steamship)
Shipping -- Government policy -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations, German
title_displayDead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania
title_fullDead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania / Erik Larson
Dead wake [sound recording] : the last crossing of the Lusitania / by Erik Larson
title_shortDead wake
title_subthe last crossing of the Lusitania
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History
Military
Naval operations, German
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Shipping
World War, 1914-1918