Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Why women and children were saved on the Titanic, but not the Lusitania | Mail Online

A previous analysis by the same team revealed that Britons aboard the Titanic were more likely to exhibit good manners by queuing for lifeboats and allowing the vulnerable to board first than other nationalities.

It is thought the phenomenon explains why British passengers were the most likely to perish.

Professor Frey said: 'The Americans at the time were not very cultured, while the English were still gentlemen.'


Why women and children were saved on the Titanic, but not the Lusitania | Mail Online
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