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Sinking of the Lusitania...

Item # 675170

May 10, 1915

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, May 10, 1915

* RMS Lusitania sinking (1st report)
* Cunard Line ocean liner

The front page headline of this bi-weekly newspaper announces: "GERMAN SUBMARINE SINKS VESSEL AND TAKES TOLL OF 1,198 LIVES" with subheads: "LUSITANIA ATTACKED AND SENT TO BOTTOM OF SEA WITHOUT WARNING" "Greatest Crime Yet Committed During Progress of the European War Startles the World' "Many Helpless Women & Children Among the Passengers Who Were Drowned Like Rates--Grave Situation Confronts United States".
The text has much detail.
Eight pages, very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century