Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title

Download

The Halifax Explosion

Canada's Worst Disaster

The Halifax Explosion( )
Author: Cuthbertson, Ken
ISBN:978-1-4434-5025-6
Publication Date:Nov 2017
Publisher:HarperCollins Canada, Limited
Imprint:Patrick Crean Editions
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.99
Book Description:

On December 6, 1917, the French munitions ship Mont Blanc and the Norwegian war-relief vessel Imo collided in the harbour at Halifax, Nova Scotia. That accident sparked a fire and an apocalyptic explosion that was the largest man-made blast prior to the 1945 dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Together with the killer tsunami that followed, the explosion devastated the entire city in the wink of an eye and instantly killed more than two thousand people.

While much...
More Description

Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Disasters & Disaster Relief
History / Canada / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.31 Inches
Book Weight:1.422 Pounds



Featured Books

I Owe You One
Kinsella, Sophie
Electronic book text:
The 100 Most Jewish Foods
Newhouse, Alana
Electronic book text:
A Tale of Two Cities
Dickens, Charles
Paperback: $11.99

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.






I do not wish to rate this title.