Titanic, First Accounts
Historic firsthand accounts and testimonies by survivors and eye- witnesses including Lawrence Beesley, Margaret Brown, Archibald Gracie, Carlos F. Hurd and many more.
Was music playing or not? Did the ship break in two? Were there shootings?
"Many misunderstandings arose in the public mind because of the ignorance of the size of the ship and inability to understand that the same conditions did not prevail at every point and that the same scenes were not witnessed by every one of us."
Category – History/Ships
This year is the 100th Anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. There have been many books written, fiction and non-fiction, concerning this event but few will have the authenticity of this one.
This book contains first hand accounts of that tragic night told by the survivors. It also contains excerpts from the U.S. Senate and British Inquiries into the sinking, the actions that the Carpathia took ...more
I give it 5 stars because the imagery is great and it makes you feel like you’re the ...more
This book is a wonderful first hand account of eyewitnesses to the disaster, in the icy North Atlantic, on April 15th 1912. It contains written or dictated stories of survivors on the Titanic before, during & after the sinking of this luxury ship on it's maiden voyage ...more
My only issue was when the author gets letters from other people, instead of keeping it in the first tense I it switches to he or she, which k ...more
How fascinating to read real-life accounts of the disaster, and the misinformation and misunderstandings that occurred! Many accounts were repetitive but it was incredibly interesting to read all the same.