Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917
On December 6, 1917, two ships collided in Halifax Harbour. One ship was loaded top to bottom with munitions and one held relief supplies, both intended for wartorn Europe. The resulting blast flattened two towns, Halifax and Dartmouth, and killed nearly 2,000 people. As if that wasn't devastating enough, a blizzard hit the next day, dumping more than a foot of snow on the area and paralyzing much...
By Sally M Walker
File Size: 2826 KB
Print Length: 160 pages
Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0805089454
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR); 1 edition (November 22, 2011)
Publication Date: November 22, 2011
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After reading about the Halifax explosion in another book, I wanted to know more about it and I knew I had this book so I hunted it up. And I was not disappointed. Sally Walker has done a great job of telling the story of this tragic event that occurred almost 100 years ago and left it's mark on s...
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