By John Lang
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The sinking of the great on her maiden voyage in April 1912 used to be one of many defining moments of the 20 th century. Books and flicks in regards to the catastrophe that happened the long-lasting liner are general, and it sort of feels nearly unattainable that whatever clean can emerge. yet there's one attitude that has now not been coated, and substantial Revisited examines the occasions of April 1912 from that perfectly new viewpoint.
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