My Name is Caroline Smithy your local news reporter
These are Mr. and Mrs. Burgandy. They lost their daughter and son in 1915 when the Lusitania was sunk by German U-boats.
1,959 people were on this vessel when it was hit with two torpedos. Only 761 of the people on board survived. That means that 1,198 people died. Children that were less than one year of age also died that day.
Today a British ship apprehended a German boat delivering the Zimmerman Telegram
The telegram was being sent to Mexico and contained a deal from the Germans that if Mexico was to help them that they would gain the land that we took from them back.
It is time that we open our eyes. Germany is not going to stop with its harrasment. The longer we ignore this the more people who could be killed or the more allies that could be gathered against us. It is time that we enter the war and defend our land, freedom and our people.