Dead Wake

The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

Recommended by Bethanye McKinney Blount, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #3 in World War I, Ranked #4 in Passengersee more rankings.

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania

On May 1, 1915, 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 anxious. Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone, and for months, its U-boats had brought terror to the North Atlantic. But the Lusitania was one of the era's great transatlantic "Greyhounds" and her captain, William Thomas...

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