British liner Lusitania has Sunk!!

By: Mariah Taylor

The British Cruise Liner Lusitania

On May 7, 1915, the German submarine ( U-boat) torpedoed and sank the magnificent Lusitania, a smooth-running British cruise liner that was such a sight to see. The Lusitania liner was traveling from New York to Liverpool, England when this disastrous event to place. Of the 1,959 women, men and also children, 1,195 had died including 123 americans. The sinking of the Lusitania brought grief and sadness to many people across the nation. For many the sinking of the Lusitania was a huge turning point in-technology, ideologically, and also strategically, to make future inventions more stable against warfare and other nuclear weapons. This day will be remembered forever and always, especially for the innocent hearts that were lost that day.