The Lusitania Controversies
By Gary Gentile
312 & 392 pages, 6x9, hardcover, color photos
ISBNS Book One: 1-883056-06-3
Book Two: 1-883056-07-1
Book One covers the birth and death of the Lusitania, and details the author's Vietnam tour and the early days of wreck diving through the 1970's. Book Two begins in the 1980's and covers the author's pioneering mixed gas dives to the German battleship Ostfriesland as well as expeditions to the Lusitania.
About the Author
Gary Gentile started his diving career in 1970. Since then he has made more than 1,000 decompression dives, over 100 of them on the Andrea Doria. He has specialized in wreck diving and shipwreck research, concentration on wrecks along the East Coast, from Newfoundland to Key West, and in the Great Lakes. He has written dozens of articles for magazines and has published thousands of photographs in books, periodicals, newspapers, brochures, museum displays, film and television. He lectures extensively on wilderness and underwater topics, and conducts seminars on advanced wreck diving techniques and high-tech diving equipment. He is the author of several books on nonfiction diving, and nautical and shipwreck history.