101 Things You Thought You Knew about the Titanic - But Didn't!

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eBookit.com, Mar 25, 2012 - History - 298 pages
The sinking of the Titanic on April 15th, 1912, was as shocking to the world as the destruction of the Twin Towers on September 11th, 2001. Titanic triggered the first global media storm, with The New York Times devoting its first twelve pages to the story: the newest, largest and most luxurious ship in the world, the unsinkable Titanic, packed with many of the biggest celebrities of the day, had sunk on her maiden voyage, with catastrophic loss of life.' From the author's ForewordEver since that night, fact has merged with fiction about what really happened. Now, for the first time, Titanic expert Tim Maltin gathers together all the key elements surrounding the disaster and presents a fascinating, compulsive and accurate account of what really happened. Taking as his lead 101 oft-quoted theories about the fateful night, Maltin rigorously examines each one in chronological order, and in so doing tells the true story of the Titanic and the night she sank with the loss of 1,500 lives.

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