Irish Independent 05 February 1916 Lusitania Sinking

Extract from the Irish Independent 05 February 1916

The sinking of the Cunard ocean liner RMS Lusitania occurred on Friday, 7 May 1915 during WW1, as Germany waged submarine warfare against the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. The ship was identified and torpedoed by the German U-Boat U-20 and sank in 18 minutes. The vessel went down 11 miles (18 km) off the Old Head of Kinsale,[1]:429 Ireland, killing 1,198 and leaving 761 survivors.

Relations between America and Germany remain on high alter and has reported in this article in the Irish Independent 05. February 1916, the question is asked " "Whether it is possible or desirable to fight against the whole world for the sake of a principle"  Download the article and full page under the image:

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