Wilful Murder

Wilful Murder
Author : Diana Preston
Publisher : Doubleday UK
Total Pages : 586
Release : 2002
ISBN 10 : UOM:39015051560772
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

"On May 7th, 1915 a passenger ship crossing the Atlantic sank with the loss of 1200 lives. On board were some world famous figures, including multimillionaire Alfred Vanderbilt. But this wasn't the Titanic and there was no iceberg. The liner was the Lusitania and it was torpeodeod by a German U boat. ilful Murder is the hugely compelling story of the sinking of the Lusitania. The first book to look at the events in their full historical context, it is also the first to place the human dimension at is heart. Using first hand accounts of the tragedy she brings the characters to life, recreating the splendour of the liner as it set sail and the horror of its final moments. Using British, American and German research material Diana Preston answers many of unanswered and controversial questions surrounding the Lusitania: why didn't Cunard listen to the warnings that the ship would be a target of the Germans? Was the Lusitania sacrificed to bring the Americans to war? What was really in the Lusitania's hold? Was she armed? Had Cunard's offices been infiltrated by the German agents? And did the Kaiser's decision to cease unrestricted U boat warfare in response to international

Wilful Murder
Language: en
Pages: 586
Authors: Diana Preston
Categories: Shipwrecks
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Doubleday UK

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