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Dead Wake by Erik Larson
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Dead Wake

by Erik Larson

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Experience the drama and dread as the ship heads towards its destined encounter with German submarine U-20.

Why I love it

An author needs a special kind of talent to be able to depict historical events in a way that is both factual and captivating. In this regard, Erik Larson is one of the best. The tragic last voyage of transatlantic luxury liner Lusitania, bound from New York City to Liverpool is one of many terrible tragedies of World War I. Reads experience the drama and dread as the ship heads towards its destined encounter with German submarine U-20. Anyone with an interest in the War, naval- or maritime history, will enjoy this meticulously researched work. This is an epic story that reads like a novel and delivers a truly satisfying reading experience.
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