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Halifax Explosion by Graham Metson

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Published by McGraw-Hill Education .
Written in English


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Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL7297620M
ISBN 100070827982
ISBN 109780070827981

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51 rows  17 Kaye Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia 72 Allen, John Robert 17 Kaye Street, . The Halifax Explosion of 6 December , the biggest human-made blast before the atomic bomb, holds a poignant place in my family history. While my maternal grandfather and two of his brothers were fighting in the trenches of Europe, their father, my great grandfather, and a brother-in-law, were working as stevedores on the Halifax waterfront/5. The 'Halifax Explosion Remembrance Book' is the first really definitive listing for those killed in the disaster of 6 December The online version features a searchable database with detailed information for casualties - more than of whom are newly-confirmed and identified victims.   This is a terrific one-stop overview of the devastating human cost that was the Halifax explosion. Dan Soucoup’s book, Explosion in Halifax Harbour (Nimbus) begins with a .

The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy and Extraordinary Heroism, by John U. Bacon, William Morrow, New York, , $ Few living people recall that the largest man-made explosion in history prior to the advent of the nuclear age took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Five survivors' stories are read out loud overtop haunting images of Halifax ruins, helping students imagine what they might have seen, heard, and felt during and after the explosion. (To see a list of all the video clips in the series, click on the menu icon in the top lefthand corner of the video player window.). Halifax explosion of A thick cloud of smoke billowing over Halifax and nearby towns, such as Africville, in Nova Scotia, Canada, after a munitions ship exploded in the Halifax Harbour on December 6, Paul Fearn/Alamy; Shortly before am the Imo, a Norwegian steamship carrying supplies for the Belgian Relief Commission (a World War I-era relief organization), headed out of Halifax.   The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism. By John U. Bacon. HarperCollins /William Morrow, pages, $ Ernest Barss survived the Author: DEAN JOBB.

Book reading ‘The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism’ debuts Tuesday. Author John U. Bacon will kickoff his national book tour at 7 p Author: John U. Bacon.   John U. Bacon is the author of the national bestseller The Great Halifax Explosion and four bestselling books about college football, including Three and Out, Fourth and Long, Endzone, and Bo’s Lasting Lessons, co-authored with Michigan coach Bo Schembechler. A former feature writer for the Detroit News, his writing has been recognized three times in The Best American Sports Writing : HarperCollins Publishers. The book is displayed at the entrance to the Museum's Halifax Explosion exhibit "Halifax Wrecked". Every two weeks a page is turned, ensuring that each name is displayed once throughout the year. A reference copy at the Museum is available for the public to consult. The book was presented to the Museum in by the Halifax Foundation.   On December 6, , 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 .