The Lusitania case

was Bryan"s resignation justified? by Henschel, Albert Edward

Publisher: H.H. Masterson in New York

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  • United States,
  • Germany


  • War, Maritime (International law),
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Germany,
  • Germany -- Foreign relations -- United States

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StatementBy Historicus, junior [pseud.]
LC ClassificationsD619 .H4
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p. ;
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6578235M
LC Control Number15015043

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The Lusitania was to be sacrificed, along with her crew and passengers. This book looks at the network of individuals working in America and Europe who laid this trap.

On the American side, German warnings about submarine threats along the Lusitania's route were kept out of many media outlets/5(26).

From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania On May 1,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 : Crown Publishing Group.

First published by Conrad Allen in this enthralling and sometimes suspenseful plot takes place on the maiden voyage of the Lusitania. The reader is introduced one by one to a host of "players" boarding the ship.

Soon, it is evident not everyone is who they seem to be/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Droste, Christian Ludwig. Lusitania case. London: Stephens, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. "The Case of the Lusitania" is an article from The American Journal of International Law, Volume View more articles from The American Journal of International Law.

View this article on JSTOR. View this article's JSTOR metadata. Erik Larson’s highly anticipated new book, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania (Crown), delves deeply into the story of the sinking of a British ocean liner by a German U-boat on May 7,which resulted in the deaths of 1, passengers.

These cases grow out of the sinking of the British ocean liner Lusitania, which was torpedoed by a German submarine off the coast of Ireland May 7,during the period of American neutrality.

Of the American citizens aboard the Lusitania at that time, 69 were saved and lost. The circum. The Sinking of the Lusitania and a Refusal to Obey an Order on Board SM U On 13 Maya 90minutes British-German TV Co-Production with prominent actors was shown to the public, which presented through a movie the events around the sinking of GRT British passenger liner Lusitania by the U-Boat U 20 of the Imperial German Navy on 07 May off the Irish southern.

The Lusitania, which was owned by the Cunard Line, was built to compete for the highly lucrative transatlantic passenger uction began inand, after completion of the hull and main superstructure, the Lusitania was launched on June 7, The liner was completed the following year, at which time it was the largest ship in the world, measuring some feet ( metres) in.

Lusitania. Book club associates. The Sunday Times, () "Is The Riddle of The Lusitania About to be Solved?" Linda and Gary Cargill "Those Who Dream By Day" Timeline, The Lusitania Resource. Facts and Figures, The Lusitania Resource.

Droste, C.L. The Lusitania Case. Riverside, Conn: 7 C's Press. ISBN ; Protasio, John. The Lusitania case. [Christian Ludwig Droste] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Christian Ludwig Droste.

Find more information about: ISBN:. The Lusitania Case. by Christian Ludwig Droste, Albert Edward Henschel. Share your thoughts Complete your review.

Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it. The Lusitania Murders is the 4th novel in The Disaster Series. In each book, Max Allan Collins expertly wraps a historical disaster with a fictional murder investigation, sending a famous person scrambling to solve the crime before all hell breaks loose/5.

Which are the 3 best books detailing the story of the Lusitania. #1 in my view, is the 'Lusitania's Last Voyage' by Charles lauriet, As this was written by a survivor of the sinking, his book stands above the rest, as he was the Lauriet book the only Lusitania book ever to be written by a survivor.

The loss of RMS Lusitania, torpedoed by a German U-boat 18km off the Old Head of Kinsale on the afternoon of May 7th,with the loss of nearly 1, lives, was one of the most shocking. But Coombes added that a New York court case had established the Lusitania had not been armed or carrying explosives but did have 4, cases of small arms ammunition aboard.

"The Official Finding in the Lusitania Case" The Day Book (Chicago, IL), JNoon Edition, Im col. "Toll of Lusitania Victims Laid to German Murder Lust".

The manifest listed 1, cases of shrapnel shells and 4, cases of small arms ammunition, but stories circulated citing bales of gun cotton, chemicals, and large munitions on board.

These rumors strengthened the German position that the Lusitania was a legitimate target. Of the 1, men, women, and children on board, 1, perished, including Americans.

A headline in the New York Times the following day—"Divergent Views of the Sinking of The Lusitania "—sums up the initial public response to the disaster.

Some saw it as a blatant act of evil and transgression against the conventions of war. But in the years that followed, unsettling questions clung to the Lusitania case, contributing to a persistent hunch that the ship had somehow been allowed to sail into a trap.

RMS Lusitania was a British ocean liner that was sunk on 7 May by a German U-boat 11 miles (18 km) off the southern coast of Ireland, killing 1, passengers and crew. The sinking presaged the United States declaration of war on gh the Lusitania sinking was a major factor in building support for a war, a declaration of war did not take place until nearly two years later.

The number of World War I and ocean liner books that mention Lusitania in passing are innumerable. The following is limited to books that are dedicated exclusively to Lusitania or dedicate sections or chapters to her story and also serves as a website bibliography.

If you know of other worthwhile Lusitania books, please drop us a line. The Lusitania Disaster: An Episode in Modern Warfare and. #1 New York Times Bestseller From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania On May 1,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 s: K.

But there are some -- historians, journalists, and treasure divers mainly -- who have remained intrigued by the Lusitania story (for instance, Simpson, a London Sunday Times correspondent, got interested in the case through an article in Sports Illustrated). On May 7,the British ocean liner RMS Lusitania, which primarily ferried people and goods across the Atlantic Ocean between the United States and Great Britain, was torpedoed by a German U-boat and sunk.

Of the 1, people on board, 1, died,   including Americans The sinking of the Lusitania enraged Americans and hastened the United States' entrance into World War I. THE LUSITANIA, by Colin Simpson, Boston: Little, Brown and Co.,pp., $ (hb), $ (pb). "War is the health of the state" reads one libertarian button, and that statement contains.

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Grubby book may have mild dirt or some staining, mostly on the edges of pages. Seller Inventory # CHL   Exactly what colors were the Lusitania's Funnels painted for her wartime voyages. Grey or Black. im just wondering as i just got Droste & Tantum "The Lusitania Case" and there is a statement by a passanger by the name Richard Harding Davis (originally stated November in scribners, article in book comes from The Fatherland 6/30/).

well. In case you’re unfamiliar with the basics, the RMS Lusitania was a Cunard liner, torpedoed and sunk by U on May 7, off the Old Head of Kinsale in Ireland. About passengers and crew died, many of them American; the Lusitania had been on her regular run between New York and Liverpool/5(3).

LUSITANIA CASE London. That the Lusitania was torpedoed, "not merely with Inten tion of sinking ship, but also of de stroying human lives; was official finding today of Lord Mersey, who presided at the board of trade inquiry. Lord Mersey held the German charge that the Lusitania was armed, that she carried masked guns and.

In the early afternoon of May 7,the RMS Lusitania made her way towards Liverpool, England. Six days earlier she’d left New York City on her nd transatlantic voyage, carrying 1, passengers and crew members from all over the world, including nearly Americans.

The mood aboard Lusitania during the voyage was one.Erik Larson explains a newspaper notice issued by the German Embassy warning of travel dangers prior to the Lusitania voyage.

** This clip is part of C-SPAN Classroom's FREE resources for teachers. Reviewed by Kenneth J. Blume, Ph.D. The torpedoing and then sinking of the Cunard liner Lusitania on 7 May is of course one of the iconic events of World War I—with broad military/naval and diplomatic consequences.

Anthony Richards tells the story from a human perspective, with the bulk of the book drawing upon contemporary accounts and oral history in addition to .