Into the Danger Zone: Sea Crossings of the First World War

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As the First World War loomed, the transatlantic passenger trade was at its peak and, as the enormity of the conflict grew, many liners were conscripted into military service, including the tragic Lusitania. In an attempted counter-blockade of the UK, German U-boats began sinking Allied merchant vessels, in some cases sparking international outrage. Eventually it was the declaration of unrestricted submarine warfare in 1917 that drew the previously neutral United States into the conflict. By war's end, the U-boats had ...

Into the Danger Zone: Sea Crossings of the First World War 2014, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752497112

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