Saturday, August 8, 2009

Lusitania Sunk by German Torpedoes

Known as the “Queen of the Seas”, the ship Lusitania was sunk by German torpedoes on 7 May 1915 off the Irish coast, killing 1500 or more people.

The sinking was front page news in the Boston Journal the following day. 

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Lusitania sunk 8 May 1915 

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