Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania - Erik Larson

Churchill was a magnificent bastard.

 

Wilson seems emotionally manipulative, but maybe just a product of his time, in regards to the woman he dated and married after his wife's passing. Also to America, seems to have been the precedent for that pesky "good" reason for the country to enter into war in the 20th century. YMMV.

 

Unfortunate how it is always the most extreme intersections of chance that cause the greatest disasters...