Dead Wake

    Dead Wake / Erik Larson, Scott Brick (audiobook)

    #1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the #1 New York Times bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the LusitaniaOn May 1, 1915, 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 infants. The passengers were surprisingly at ease, even though Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone. For months, German U-boats had brought terror to the North Atlantic. But the Lusitania was one of the era's great transatlantic "Greyhounds"—the fastest liner then in service—and her captain, William Thomas Turner, placed tremendous faith in the gentlemanly strictures of warfare that for a century had kept civilian ships safe from attack. Germany, however, was determined to change the rules of the game, and Walther Schwieger, the captain...

    Lusitania laivat höyrylaivat tuhoutuminen historia 1915 ensimmäinen maailmansota meriliikenne sukellusveneet Iso-Britannia Saksa Yhdysvallat

    Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
    ENG EISBN:9780553551655

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