The Sinking of the Lusitania

The Germans have Brought us to War!

May 14, 1915

As you may have heard, the RMS Lusitania was sunken by a German U-Ship last week on May 7, and 1,198 of the 1,959 people on board went down with it. The ship could not move at full speed for safety from torpedoes because the fog was too thick that day. From the stories of the survivors, the U-Ship fire one torpedo at 1:40 am, severely damaging the starboard side of the ship. Shortly afterwards, another torpedo was fired, sinking the ship about 14 miles away from the coast of Southern Ireland. 128 of those people were U.S. citizens, and even though the U.S. has so far been successful with staying neutral with the "Great War" in Europe, we have no choice but to declare war on Germany and their allies.