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The Innocence Campaign

Isabel Hull: The Sinking of the ‘Lusitania’

2 February 2017
‘Lusitania’: The Cultural History of a Catastrophe 
by Willi Jasper, translated by Stewart Spencer.
Yale, 233 pp., £18.99, September 2016, 978 0 300 22138 1
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... 1917 and Germany resumed sinking all the ships in its declared war zone around the British Isles, the United States finally, reluctantly joined the war on the Allied side, as it had warned it would. WilliJasper, the author of this absorbing book, argues that ‘the sinking of the Lusitania was the “seminal catastrophe” of both world wars, marking, as it did, the beginning of a process whereby ...

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