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may 7, 1915 - Lusitania sunk


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During the WWI Germany identified the Lusitania ship, a passenger liner, and torpedoed it; it sank in 18 minutes and caused 1198 deaths. This was a wage of naval war against the UK.

The Lusitania sinking caused a naval war between Germany and the UK, and also contributed to an earlier entrance of the Americas.

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may 7, 1915
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~ 102 years ago

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