Lusitania:  18 Minutes That Changed The World

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The Lusitania was an ocean liner to rival Titanic. On May 7th 1915 she was struck by a single torpedo from a German U-boat. 18 minutes later she was gone, with a death toll of nearly 1200.

“Lusitania: 18 Minutes that Changed The World” follows the last voyage of the mighty Cunard flagship through the stories of individual passengers and crew, as well as the commander of the U-20 submarine, who fired the fatal torpedo.

Channel 5 / Smithsonian Network /RTE
BBC Worldwide


Posted on

23rd June 2015