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Lusitania Medal and Its Varieties


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Learn about the most famous of the Karl Goetz medals satirizing the sinking of the British liner, Lusitania, by the German submarine U-20. See and learn about the different German varieties as well as issues by the British, Americans, and other countries. This presentation include3s: Background of Goetz, the German medallist Story of the Lusitania and the controversy surroundings its sinking Examples of the many different issues of the medal and why they were struck Related ephemera including boxes, pamphlets, posters, cartoons and more Speaker(s): Greg Burns.
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