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Exploring the Lusitania : probing the mysteries of the sinking that changed history

Author: Robert D Ballard; Spencer Dunmore
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Details the expedition of the author to the wreck of the Lusitania and his definitive account of what actually happened.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Ballard; Spencer Dunmore
ISBN: 0297813145 9780297813149
OCLC Number: 36720392
Description: 227 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The Old Head of Kinsale, 1993 --
The 202nd crossing --
The last departure --
A fateful encounter --
Abandon ship! --
Pointing the finger --
Exploring the Lusitania --
Lusitania, then and now --
What sank the Lusitania --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: by Robert D. Ballard with Spencer Dunmore ; paintings by Ken Marshall ; historical consultation by Eric Sauder.

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This is an investigation into the sinking of the Lusitania by a German torpedo in May 1915. Nearly 1200 civilian lives were lost. But rumours of conspiracies and cover-ups surround the liner: was she  Read more...

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