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Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania / 2015.

By: Larson, Erik, 1954-.
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2015Description: 430 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780552779340 : (pbk.).Subject(s): Lusitania (Steamship) | Warfare and defence | World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations -- Submarine | World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations, GermanDDC classification: 940.4514 Subject: On 1 May 1915, the luxury ocean liner Lusitania sailed out for New York, bound for Liverpool. Her passenfers were anxious. Germany had declared the seas around Briatin to be a war zone and its submarines were bringing terror to the Atlantic. But the Lusitania's captain, William Thomas Turner, had faith in the gentlemany terms of warfare that had, for a century, kept civilian ships safe from attack. He also knew that his ship was the fastest then in service and could outrun any threat. Germany was however, intent on changing the rules, and Walther Schwieger, the captain of the Unterseeboot-20, was happy to oblige. For this would be the Lusitania's final crossing...
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On 1 May 1915, the luxury ocean liner Lusitania sailed out for New York, bound for Liverpool. Her passenfers were anxious. Germany had declared the seas around Briatin to be a war zone and its submarines were bringing terror to the Atlantic. But the Lusitania's captain, William Thomas Turner, had faith in the gentlemany terms of warfare that had, for a century, kept civilian ships safe from attack. He also knew that his ship was the fastest then in service and could outrun any threat. Germany was however, intent on changing the rules, and Walther Schwieger, the captain of the Unterseeboot-20, was happy to oblige. For this would be the Lusitania's final crossing...

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