Sunday, May 07, 2006

This Day In History

7 May 1915. A German U-boat sinks the Lusitania.

Original post card on E-Bay @ $14.00. Posted by Picasa

TRAVELERS intending to embark on the Atlantic voyage are reminded that a state of war exists between Germany and her allies and Great Britain and her allies; that the zone of war includes the waters adjacent to the British Isles; that, in accordance with formal notice given by the Imperial German Government, vessels flying the flag of Great Britain, or any of her allies, are liable to destruction in those waters and that travelers sailing in the war zone on the ships of Great Britain or her allies do so at their own risk.
IMPERIAL GERMAN EMBASSY Washington, D.C. April 22, 1915

Bidding on the post card closes May 13.


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