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Last voyage of the Lusitania.

Schnall, Peter. (Added Author). Prentice, Patrick. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 55 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : National Geographic : 2005.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring oceanographer Dr. Robert Ballard.
Summary, etc.:
Why did Germany torpedo the Lusitania, a civilian vessel? And why did such an enormous ship sink so fast? Now, take a high-tech plunge beneath the Irish Channel and relive on of the century's most mysterious maritime tragedies: The date is May 7, 1915, just nine months into World War I. A German U-boat torpedoes the Lusitania - one of than largest and fastest luxury liners in the world. Of the 1,959 people aboard, including millionaire Alfred Vanderbilt, nearly two-thirds will die. Many are trapped inside as the great ship sinks in just eighteen minutes.
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Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Shipwrecks > History > 20th century.

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