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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
@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…