The sinking of the Lusitania

The Lustania was a British passanger and cargo ship used to transport between the U.S. and Great Britain. During this time Germany began the unrestricted submarine warfare. Germany warned the U.S. several time not to board this ship because they were going to attack it. Dispite these warnings U.S. citizens stil boarded the vessel and like Germany said they would they sent a U-boat to sink the ship. 1,198 of the 1,959 people on board died. 128 of them American.

 The Lusitania

Rumurs say that the only reason Americans boarded was to make sure Germany didn’t attack the ship, but Germany called the bluff and attacked anyway.


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