Why Was Germany Justified In World War I?

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Why? Germany justified the attack by stating, correctly, that the Lusitania was an enemy ship, and that it was carrying munitions. It was primarily a passenger ship, however, and among the 1,201 drowned in the attack were many women and children, including 128 Americans. This forced US president to declare war with Germany. The US formally entered World War I on April 6, 1917.Thus after the war, the Allies wanted to blame all the consequences of the war on Germany for its aggressive actions on warfare.
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