Remembering the lives that were lost on 1915-05-07 when an unarmed passenger ship, The Lusitania, was torpedoed without warning by the Huns
SLATE INFORMATION: Lest We Forget
IRELAND: County Cork: Cobh:
LV. Sailors carrying stretchers.
SV. Crowd of mourners accompanying several horse drawn hearses.
TITLE: "WITH JOYFUL PRIDE WE CONTEMPLATE THIS LATEST DEED OF OUR NA??? (GERMAN NEWSPAPER). - SO THEY STRUCK THIS MEDAL TO REMEMBER IT BY.
CU. Medal - one side depicting the sinking of the "Lusitania", on the other - Death (symbolised by a skeleton) issuing tickets to a crowd of passengers.
TITLE: DEATH GIVES OUT TICKETS FOR THE "LUSITANIA".
CU. Reverse side of medal depicting Death issuing tickets to passengers of the "Lusitania".
TITLE: "AND WE WILL REMEMBER THIS ALSO".
Propaganda, Period Attitudes, Ships and Boats, Navy - Active
Video Roll Title: Lest we forget: 142ft Issue sheet title: LEST WE FORGET. ON 7TH MAY 1915 THE 'LUSITANIA', AN UNARMED PASSENGER SHIP, WAS TORPEDOED BY THE HUNS WITHOUT WARNING AND 1198 LIVES WERE LOST.
wounded soldiers, injured soldiers, procession, funeral, commemorative coin, commemoration
Background: Remembering the lives that were lost on 1915-05-07 when an unarmed passenger ship, The Lusitania, was torpedoed without warning by the Huns