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Related Resources

American Memory

Roosevelt, Theodore. Murder on the high seas. This was written on the ninth of May, two days after the "Lusitania" was torpedoed without warning by a German submarine…New York May 11, 1915. From An American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera

External Web Sites

Lost Liners: Lusitania
The text includes an excerpt from a book, Lost Liners, and an essay by Robert Ballard, author of Exploring the Lusitania, on an expedition he was a part of that went down and inspected the remains of The Lusitania in 1993.

This Web site contains a great many images of the Lusitania from its launching in 1906 to its demise nine years later.

Lusitania Medallion
Describes the attack itself, and the aftermath, in particular German-British relations.

Lusitania Online
Presents a history of the Lusitania and an apology for its Captain, William Thomas Turner.

Trenches on the Web — Armory

Weapons of War

Books and Articles

Bailey, Thomas A. The Lusitania Disaster: An Episode in Modern Warfare and Diplomacy. New York: Free Press, 1975.
LC call number: D592.L8 B34

Ballard, Robert D. Exploring the Lusitania. Toronto: Madison Press Books, 1995.
LC call number: D592.L8 B345 1995

Hickey, Des, and Gus Smith. Seven Days to Disaster: The Sinking of the Lusitania. New York: Putnam, 1981, c1982.
LC call number: D592.L8 H53 1982

Great Britain. Court to investigate loss of steamship "Lusitania…" Parliament. Papers by command. Shipping casualties. (Loss of the steamship "Lusitania.") Proceedings in camera on Tuesday, 15th, and Friday, 18th June, 1915, at the formal investigation into the circumstances attending the foundering on 7th May, 1915, of the British steamship "Lusitania," of Liverpool, after being torpedoed off the Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland … London, H. M. Stationery Office‚c 1919.
LC call number: Microfilm 24189 D