Alison asked:

The sinking was nearly 100 years ago yet still a controversy still exists on whether it was war crime . How does an author ensure archival material on both sides ie german versus Anglo-American interests are re-examined fairly and extensively to give an fresh and unbiased view?

Nobody Important The British government recently published a request to scuba divers not to dive on the wreck of the Lusitania because of the dangers posed by unexploded munitions that made up the cargo on the sunken vessel. There are literally thousands of bullets and shells decaying in and around the shipwreck.
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