Dead wake [electronic resource] : The Last Crossing of the Lusitania. Erik Larson.
- ISBN: 9780553551655 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (11 audio files) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2015.
|General Note:|| Unabridged.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrator: Scott Brick.
|Summary, etc.:|| #1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the #1 New York Times bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the LusitaniaOn 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, the captain...
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