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Lusitania Torpedoed 100 Years Ago Today

May 6, 2015

The Mighty Lusitania.jpg(left. the 32,000 ton Lusitania, sunk May 7, 1915)

The Lusitania was the world's largest ocean liner in 1915.
Its sinking swayed American opinion in favor of entering
World War One. As such, it was a combination of Pearl Harbor
and 9-11. The evidence suggests an explosion and not a torpedo
caused the ship to sink in 18 minutes.

The Illuminati happily sacrifice Christians to advance the cause of war and world government. 1200 passengers and crew, including 128 Americans, were drowned.

by James Perloff

America's involvement in World War One, like so many others, was engineered through a false flag.

In 1915, Britain was at war with Germany, but the U.S. was still neutral. On May 7, the Lusitania, a British ocean liner en route from America to England, was sunk by a U-boat. 128 Americans were among the dead. The 32,000-ton ship went down in just 18 minutes after a single torpedo hit.

Survivors reported two explosions - a smaller one followed by an enormous one. The tragedy was publicly portrayed as wanton slaughter, and was the most important in a series of pretexts used to generate the eventual U.S. declaration of war.

Lusitania facts:

• Germany's U-boat campaign against British shipping was in retaliation for Britain's naval blockade of Germany, which ultimately caused hundreds of thousands to die of starvation.

• U-boats initially observed "Cruiser Rules" established under international law: before sinking a merchant vessel, they would surface, and allow the ship's crew to evacuate in lifeboats.

Churchill admiralty.jpg• They abandoned this policy because Winston Churchill, head of the British Admiralty, unilaterally revoked the "Cruiser Rules." He ordered merchant ships armed. Colin Simpson writes:  "It was made an offence to obey a U-boat's orders to halt. Instead masters must immediately engage the enemy, either with their armament if they possessed it, or by ramming if they did not. Any master who surrendered his ship was to be prosecuted, and several were."

• One low-caliber cannon shot could sink a U-boat.  After merchantmen sank several U-boats, they stopped surfacing and resorted to unannounced torpedo attacks.

• Churchill said: It was "most important to attract neutral shipping to our shores, in the hope especially of embroiling the United States with Germany."  

..."The maneuver which brings an ally into the field is as serviceable as that which wins a great battle." ..."As the U-boats were forced by the progressive arming of the British Mercantile Marine to rely increasingly on under-water attacks, they . . . ran the greatest risk of mistaking neutral for British vessels . . . and thus of embroiling Germany with other great Powers."

• To Churchill's disappointment, U-boats avoided attacking American ships. The next option, therefore, was a British ship sunk with Americans aboard. Churchill had Naval Intelligence submit a report on what the political results would be of such a sinking.

• The Lusitania was a legitimate target. Not only had the Admiralty outfitted her for guns - Jane's Fighting Ships listed her as an auxiliary cruiser - she was used to ferry munitions.  On her final voyage she carried 6 million rifle cartridges, over 50 tons of shrapnel shells, and various explosives.

German notice 2.gif• The Germans tried to prevent Americans from boarding her by placing a warning in newspapers near sailing notices. Publication was delayed on orders of a State Department officer.

• Britain's Admiralty knew the U-20 (which sank the Lusitania) was in the Irish Sea, from reports of the sub's activities and decoded naval intercepts.

• Five days before the tragedy, Walter Hines Page, U.S. ambassador to England, wrote his son: "If a British liner full of American passengers be blown up, what will Uncle Sam do? That's what's going to happen."

• Edward Mandell House, Woodrow Wilson's notorious controller, was in England then as the President's emissary. Just hours before the Lusitania went down, he met with Edward Grey, Britain's foreign minister. House recorded: "We spoke of the probability of an ocean liner being sunk, and I told him if this were done, a flame of indignation would sweep across America, which would in itself probably carry us into the war."

House and Grey then proceeded to Buckingham Palace to meet George V.  House wrote: "He [the king] said, 'Suppose they should sink the Lusitania, with American passengers on board?'"

House and Wilson 2.jpg(Woodrow Wilson, and his handler Edward House)

• On previous voyages, destroyers had accompanied the Lusitania where submarine threats existed. On May 7, however, no destroyers were sent, though four lay idle in the nearby port of Milford Haven, and despite the U-20's known presence (it had sunk two steamers the previous day).

• Patrick Beesly was considered the leading authority on the history of British Naval Intelligence, in which he was long an officer. In his book Room 40, Beesly wrote: "Nothing, absolutely nothing was done to ensure the liner's safe arrival . . . . I am reluctantly driven to the conclusion that there was a conspiracy deliberately to put the Lusitania at risk in the hopes that even an abortive attack on her would bring the United States into the war. Such a conspiracy could not have been put into effect without Winston Churchill's express permission and approval."

• After the torpedo struck, the enormous second explosion which sank the ship originated where her munitions were stored. The Lusitania carried explosives: 46 tons of aluminum powder, some 4,000 containers of gun cotton, and 18 containers of percussion fuses.

Rites for Lusitania victims.jpg• Hundreds of bodies washed up on the Irish shore. The Admiralty issued an order "to ensure that bodies selected for the inquest had not been killed or mutilated by means which we do not wish to be made public."

• A formal inquiry was held before Lord Mersey, who also oversaw the Titanic inquiry. However, before it got underway, the Admiralty resolved to scapegoat the ship's captain, William Turner.

Admiral Lord Fisher wrote: "I feel absolutely certain that Captain Turner of the Lusitania is a scoundrel and been bribed. . . .I hope that Captain Turner will be arrested immediately after the inquiry, whatever the verdict or finding may be . . . . Ought not Lord Mersey to get a hint?"

Churchill responded that "we shall pursue the Captain without check." Richard Webb of the Admiralty's Trade Division wrote Mersey: "I am directed by the Board of Admiralty to inform you that it is considered politically expedient that Captain Turner the master of the Lusitania be most prominently blamed for the disaster."

• At the inquiry, Mersey quashed all evidence of the Lusitania's contraband munitions. However, he was unwilling to crucify Turner: No substantive evidence was produced incriminating this veteran seaman, and by the time of the verdict, Churchill had been sacked from the Admiralty due to the disastrous Dardanelles campaign, so there was no longer any need to placate him. Mersey later said: "The Lusitania case was a damned dirty business."

Avenge Lusitania.jpg• The Illuminati intended the Lusitania disaster to produce a U.S. declaration war, but they had overestimated the American people's pliability (just as when Obama sought air strikes on Syria over alleged chemical weapons use).

Woodrow Wilson therefore had to engage in a series of diplomatic jousts with Germany while the media built up "German invasion hysteria" and the banksters brought both parties in line.

Wilson finally got his war declaration, claiming Germany had broken its pledge to refrain from unrestricted submarine warfare, ignoring that Germany's pledge had been conditional on Britain's reciprocally observing international law - which the British government had refused to do.


For the full story of the Lusitania, Wilson, and how World War I benefited the Illuminati, see the author's footnoted online article

James Perloff is author of several books; his latest is Truth Is a Lonely Warrior.

- T. Stokes says the Lusitania was sabotaged from within 

First Comment by Joe Spickard 

Much of the German intelligence ranks, like the British, were filled with occultists.
In fact, the  premeditated "warning" that the Lusitania was subject to attack before leaving New York City which appeared in newspapers was issued by German intelligence section chief in New York, George Vierek. Vierek was double agent  Aleister Crowley's German chief while Crowley was living there. 

Crowley probably composed the notice himself (Secret Agent 666: Aleister Crowley, British Intelligence and the Occult, Richard Spence, p. 87). The day that the Lusitania embarked, several telegrams were sent to prominent passengers boarding the Lusitania warning them to get off the ship...(ibid) similar to 9-11 messages to certain people who were not to come to the Trade Towers that morning.  
Hence, Aleister Crowley took part in one of the most successful Psy-Ops in modern intelligence with irretrievable consequences set in motion that eventually brought the United States into the war which cost the lives of an additional 116,516 American soldiers. 

Scruples - the game of moral dillemas

Comments for "Lusitania Torpedoed 100 Years Ago Today "

Adam said (May 6, 2015):

I still marvel at how "Blessed are the peacemakers" could be misinterpreted as "Blessed are the warmongers" by the average person who falls for these connivances.

I wonder how 'they' will commemorate the success of the Lusitania.

Mark said (May 27, 2014):

It's one thing to bait your enemies into war. It's quite another to make sure they go for it. The Globalist Masters of War would never leave anything to chance, as they certainly did not on 911. The plausible provocations are for the benefit of the uninformed public and the out-of-the-loopers, lower down the chain of command (Like the clueless Japanese generals negotiating a surrender with honor that would have saved their country from a must be double nuking.).

Anyone in intelligence pointing out the obvious would need to be overruled from the top: that Japan, what ever the provocations, is being baited into a Pearl Harbor attack to induce America to enter into a war that Japan would then have no hope of ever winning; that America's best ships were moved else where, leaving the remainder in Pearl Harbor as mere sacrificial decoys; that Pearl Harbor's defenses are being suspiciously stood down; that there are, or are going to be, Americans aboard the Lusitania, and if killed or harmed in a German attack on her, would turn the tide of war against Germany more surely than the ship's munitions ever would; that newspaper warning notices to American passengers intending to board the Lusitania failed to be issued and the ship's usual battleship escorts were not being pressed into service (And who's to say for sure that the Lusitania would even cross paths with a U-Boat, let alone engage?), all smacking of a setup.

My guess is that the elites at the apex of America, England, Germany and Japan (Remember, Japan was built up for war by the West from the getgo.) were all in cahootz with one-another, making absolutely certain that everything would go off without a hitch. The fact that creepy crawly Aleister Crowley was involved, says it all.

Robert said (May 22, 2014):

This is but another proof of the accuracy of Major C.H. Douglas's statement of the understanding people should have of the attitude of those who manipulate world events behind the scenes; namely, that they care no more about the immolation of a continent than about the fall of a sparrow.

In fact, the Lusitania was one of a series of deceptive efforts to provoke Americans into war-fury. Earlier an English Channel ferry, the S.S. Sussex, had been torpedoed by a German U-boat. Woodrow "I promise you that your American sons will not be sent to fight in Europe" Wilson angrily declared that the ship had been sunk and Americans killed. This story was a complete fabrication. In fact, after being repaired the ship sailed for years thereafter.

This has not prevented the official "historian" of the US Department of State on his website from alleging even to this day that the Sussex was sunk! Such are the standards for "educating" the public in the USA. Information emanating from governments has long been nothing but propaganda.

JG said (May 22, 2014):

The perennial gullibility and complicity of the American Anglo Establishment being used by the 'Order of Illuminati' as an unpaid assassin for the advancement of a World Government they won't control is mind boggling to say the least.

To a large sector of the Protestant Church in America giving World Jewry what it wanted, including war, was justified by the fulfillment of biblical prophecy. President Wilson was the son of a Southern Baptist minister.

This same support from the Protestant Church exists today from televangelists like Pat Robertson, John Hagee, and Jack Van Impe.

They put Israel first and the Church second. They defend and support non believing Jews over Palestinian Christians. Their not so well hidden motive for this is nothing more than the preservation of their personal fame and fortune by appeasing their Jewish masters. True Christians are very often publicly persecuted for their faith and live a life of material poverty. Very obviously Pat, John, and Jack kind of didn't want to go that route.

I don't know if it even takes a "false flag" event anymore to get America involved more wars.
The Executive Branch has taken away the War Powers Act from congress by not calling war a war anymore. This is what this 'War on Terror' is all about.

Henry Makow received his Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Toronto in 1982. He welcomes your comments at