The Great Halifax Explosion

The Great Halifax Explosion

A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism

Book - 2017
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An account of the Great Halifax explosion of 1917 when the freighter Mont-Blanc, carrying six million pounds of explosives, detonated, sending a shockwave that leveled the surrounding city.
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
Edition: First HarperLuxe edition.
Copyright Date: ♭2017
ISBN: 9780062686992
Characteristics: ix, 619 pages :,illustrations, maps


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DBRL_Nathan Mar 01, 2018

The story Bacon weaves around the fateful events in December 1917 in Halifax, NS is very engaging. The courageous spirit of the people of Halifax and Nova Scotia, Canada as well as the kindness and generosity of the people of Boston is truly inspiring.

AL_KATI Dec 27, 2017

An engaging and detailed account of a horrific disaster that not many people have heard of.

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