The Sinking of the Titanic by Bruce M. CaplanThe Titanic was on fire before it hit the iceberg!
Shortly after the Titanic sank on the morning of April 15, 1912, author Logan Marshall compiled a history of the tragic event. His narrative reads like a novel, yet every word is true. Bruce Caplan took the original work and edited and abridged the book to include new information and today is a much sought-after public speaker and consided a premier Titanic expert.
Myth: the ship was safest when it left port.
Reality: the ship was on fire from the time it left Southampton. Not a tiny blaze, but a roaring inferno that probably contributed to the disaster.
Myth: All the men patiently stood by and let the women and children enter the few lifeboats.
Reality: Men were shot on deck as they attempted to board the lifeboats and save their own lives.
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Nothing could thrill them more than sailing home to America on the famed Titanic. George spends his time exploring the gigantic ship and even has a chance to speak with the architect and see the blueprints. Late one night, he sneaks into the cargo hold and begins to open the box. The ship suddenly begins to shake and make loud noises. George uses the opportunity to escape. Everyone is laughing because the ship seems to have grazed an iceberg. George goes back to bed, until a crewman knocks on the door of the suite he shares with Phoebe and Aunt Daisy.
Containing five years of extensive research, this untold history surrounding who was responsible for the Titanic's sinking is a compelling read.
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Voyagers of the Titanic – Richard Davenport-Hines
Of the 2, passengers on board, more than 1, died making it the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. If you want a first hand account of the disaster, untainted by history, this is it! Astonishingly, The Loss of the S.
Features: Originally published in Australia, Titanic: Disaster at Sea provides quite a comprehensive look at the Titanic. The book includes a wealth of illustrations and historic and contemporary photographs There is also a large pull-out poster plus a four-page gatefold diagram of the interior of the Titanic. Additional resources include a glossary, a list of online resources, several timelines , and an index. The Titanic A Good Question! The book is illustrated with paintings by Mark Elliot and a few historic photographs. It also includes a one-page timeline.
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