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The tragic tale of a nine year old girl who was killed when the Lusitania was sunk by the Germans can be told after her mother's handbag emerged for sale 103 years later.
Winnie Barker accompanied her mother Martha on the passenger liner which was en route from New York to Liverpool when it was torpedoed by a German U-boat on May 7, 1915, off Ireland.
The pair were finishing lunch when the first torpedo struck and were stood on the deck for the fateful second blow.
As the ship went down, they held hands and Winnie told her mother 'don't worry mother darling, we shall be saved'.
Of the 1,962 passengers and crew members on board the Cunard liner, 1,201 were killed, including 159 Americans and three Germans held in the cells.