Today's American Minute — Lusitania
World War I: Middle East Oil, Lusitania, Spanish Flu, & the story of Sergeant York - American Minute with Bill Federer
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After the sinking of the Lusitania on May 1, 1915, the United States' public opinion moved in the direction of supporting intervention in Europe. In 1917, American troops began arriving in Europe at the rate of 10,000 a day to fight "the Hun."