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The Halifax Explosion

Canada's Worst Disaster

The Halifax Explosion( )
Author: Cuthbertson, Ken
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.

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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:1.445 Pounds

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