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Ship of Death: The Tragic Tale of the USS Leviathan

by Catharine Arnold In three successive waves, from spring 1918 to summer 1919, the ‘Spanish flu’ pandemic killed an estimated 100 million people worldwide. By 1919, Spanish flu was responsible for the deaths of 500,000 people in the United States,

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The Spanish Influenza Pandemic of 1918: An Indicator of Things to Come?

by Philip Jett It was 1918 and there was a killer on the loose. Worse than any serial predator in modern history, its deadly grasp was swift, its hold resolute, and its thirst for killing unquenchable. No one was safe.

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