Conclusions

You have now explored the historical event of the sinking of LLANDOVERY CASTLE.

Considering the story of the sinking and the shooting of survivors, the trial of Dithmar and Boldt and the subsequent reversal of the verdict, the context of war and the many primary sources you evaluated, in the case of LLANDOVERY CASTLE, was justice served?



Yes or no?

If you believe that justice was served:

  1. Why did you come to the conclusion that justice was served?
  2. What can be learned from the case of LLANDOVERY CASTLE and applied to other cases where the rules of war are violated?

If you believe that justice wasn’t served:

  1. Why did you come to the conclusion that justice wasn’t served?
  2. With the benefit of hindsight, what could have been done after the sinking and shooting to ensure justice was served?