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Today is the memorial of the Halifax explosion. December Book of Remembrance for the Halifax Explosion. Almost 2000 people killed as a result of the blast. Coconut Grove Fire, Galveston Hurricane, Halifax Explosion, Book Of Remembrance, Johnstown Flood, Canada Eh, History For Kids, Canadian History

Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance

The Remembrance Book contains a list of the 1,951 people identified as having perished as a direct result of the 1917 explosion. Beside the name of each victim is listed the age and local residential addresses at the time of the explosion, in addition to their burial sites.

Some aftermath of the Halifax Explosion Dec 6 The largest explosion until atomic bomb testing. All Pictures, Best Funny Pictures, Halifax Explosion, Uss Indianapolis, The Mont, Tug Boats, Navy Ships, Nova Scotia, Paris Skyline

Two ships collided in Halifax Harbor. One of them was a floating, 3,000-ton bomb.

A century ago, on Dec. 6, 1917, the collision between a freighter and a munitions ship generated the biggest man-made explosion of the pre-atomic age. It leveled a Canadian city.

One hundred years ago, a massive explosion rocked Halifax, Nova Scotia when a ship—the Mont-Blanc—carrying six million pounds of explosives caught fire in the harbor. Halifax Explosion, Exhibition Building, The Mont, Canadian History, Explosions, World War I, Nova Scotia, Wwi, Mont Blanc

​Almanac: The explosion that leveled Halifax

On December 6, 1917, a blast aboard a munitions ship wiped out much of the Nova Scotia port city

Crowd searching the ruins after the Halifax explosion, on Dec. Coconut Grove Fire, Galveston Hurricane, Halifax Explosion, Johnstown Flood, Barbary Coast, East Coast Travel, Water Damage, Nova Scotia, Historical Photos

When This City Was Devastated by a Massive Explosion, Its Children Found the Christmas Spirit

The blast packed one-fifth the power of the first atomic bomb. Then came one of North America's most miraculous relief efforts ever.

One hundred years ago, a massive explosion rocked Halifax, Nova Scotia when a ship—the Mont-Blanc—carrying six million pounds of explosives caught fire in the harbor. Halifax Explosion, Exhibition Building, The Mont, Canadian History, Explosions, World War I, Nova Scotia, Wwi, Mont Blanc

​Almanac: The explosion that leveled Halifax

On December 6, 1917, a blast aboard a munitions ship wiped out much of the Nova Scotia port city

The Halifax explosion was the biggest Canadian tragedy in terms of life loss and despair. History For Kids, Today In History, Halifax Explosion, Kent County, Atlantic Canada, Canadian History, England And Scotland, True North, Prince Edward Island

War Hits North America: The Halifax Explosion ~ Dec. 6, 1917

World War One hit North American shores on Dec. 6, 1917. It came in the form of an event that is known as the Halifax Explosion.

100 years ago today the city of Halifax was flattened by one of the largest artificial non-nuclear explosions to date (December 6 Famous Court Cases, Halifax Explosion, The Mont, Canadian History, Canada, New Brunswick, Modern History, Prussia, Mont Blanc

A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion

Read the entries in a sailor's diary on smithsonianmag.com | History | Anniversary | Documents |

The explosion of the USS Mount Hood in Seeadler Harbor, Manus, Admiralty Islands on November Halifax Explosion, Smoke Cloud, Mount Hood, War Photography, Vintage Photography, Below Deck, Mindanao, Chemical Reactions, Fotografia

Halifax Explosion - Wikipedia

The Halifax Explosion was a maritime disaster in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, which happened on the morning of 6 Dec. 1917. The blast was the largest man-made explosion before the development of nuclear weapons, releasing the equivalent energy of roughly 2.9 kilotons of TNT.

Halifax Disaster Collection Finding Aid ~ Perkins School for the Blind Archives Halifax Explosion, Best Of Intentions, Newspaper Headlines, City Maps, Latest Books, The Province, Nova Scotia, Blind

Halifax Disaster

Collection of correspondence, reports, statistics, publications, and clippings related to the relief effort for those blinded by the Halifax Explosion

Devastating images of the accidental Halifax Explosion, a cataclysm so great that some victims were blinded simply by looking at it. Chernobyl Today, Halifax Explosion, Knights Of Columbus, Smoke Cloud, Nuclear Bomb, Laundry Hacks, Good Old, Weapons, History

Heartbreaking Photos Of History's Largest Explosion Before Nuclear Weapons

The Halifax Explosion, History's Largest Explosion Before Nuclear Bombs

Today in History-The Halifax explosion occurred on December when the city of Halifax in Nova Scotia, Canada, was devastated by the detonation of the SS Mont-Blanc, a French cargo ship that was fully loaded with wartime explosives Halifax Explosion, Missed In History, Abandoned Ships, The Mont, Canadian History, American History, The Far Side, History Class, Astronomy

Halifax Explosion Pt 3: WWI Disaster that Devastated Canada

The Halifax Disaster was a blast of apocalyptic proportions. At 2.9 kilotons, it was the largest explosion in the world before the advent of nuclear weapons.

The collision of two ships in Halifax Harbour during World War I caused the world's largest man-made explosion before the nuclear age. Military News, Military Personnel, Halifax Explosion, Canadian Soldiers, Canadian History, Foreign Policy, World War I, Nova Scotia

@CanadianArmy assisted with #HalifaxExplosion disaster relief 101 years ago

Halifax, Nova Scotia — It’s been 101 years since thousands of Canadian soldiers, other military personnel and civilians rushed to save the city and its people. December 6 marks the anniversary of t…