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The Sinking of the Lusitania

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Click on the image to see the notice that the German Embassy posted to warn passengers of their danger before boarding the Lusitania, a British passenger ship.     


a recruiting poster recalling the sinking of the vessel in 1915 

Submarine warfare, however, was very effectively used, particularly by the Germans. Unrestricted submarine warfare helped to bring a reluctant United States into the war against the Central Powers.

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