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Title: Thrilling stories of the Great War on land and sea, in the air, under the water
Year: 1915 (1910s)
Authors: Marshall, Logan Parker, Gilbert, 1862-1932 Thompson, Vance, 1863-1925 Gibbs, Philip, 1877-1962
Subjects: World War, 1914-1918 World War, 1914-1918
Publisher: [Philadelphia, Pa.?] : [s.n.]
Contributing Library: Library of the Marine Corps
Digitizing Sponsor: Library of the Marine Corps
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ere/The servant rushed off and soon reappeared, herding aflock of little ones. Mr. Vanderbilt, catching a childunder each arm, ran with them to a life-boat anddumped them in. He then threw in two more, andcontinued at his task until all the young ones were inthe boat. Then he turned his attention to aidingthe women into boats. CHAKLES FROHMAN DIED WITHOUT FEAR Why fear death? It is the most beautiful adventurein life, were the last words of Charles Frohman beforehe went down with the Lusitania, according to MissRita Jolivet, an American actress, with whom he talkedcalmly just before the end came. Miss Jolivet, who was among the survivors takento Queenstown, said she and Mr. Frohman werestanding on deck as the Lusitania heeled over. They 45 THE HEROES OF THE LUSITANIA decided not to trust themselves to life-boats, althoughMr. Frohman believed the ship was doomed. It wasafter reaching this decision that he declared he had nofear of death. Dr. F. Warren Pearl, of New York, who was saved,
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Germanys Official Paid Advertisement Forewarning AmericansAgainst Disaster; Map Showing Where It Took Place. This advertisement was wired to forty American newspapers by Countvon Bernstorff, German Ambassador at Washington. It was ordered insertedon the morning of the day the Lusitania sailed. with his wife and two of their four children, corrobo-rated Miss Jolivets statement, saying: After the first shock, as I made my way to the deck,I saw Charles Frohman distributing life-belts. Mr.Frohman evidently did not expect to escape, as he46 THE HEROES OF THE LUSITANIA said to a woman passenger, Why should we fear death?It is the greatest adventure man can have/ Sir James M. Barrie, in a tribute to Charles Frohman,published in the London Daily Mail, describes himas the man who never broke his word. His companies were as children to him. He chidedthem as children, soothed them as children and forgavethem and certainly loved them as children. He exultedin those who became great in that world,
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