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December 6: Canada Edition

Halifax Explosion at 100: A devastating disaster that left a lasting mark CBC.ca–11 hours ago Scientist predicts effects of Halifax Explosion on today’s city Wartime Ships exploding or being sunk, 100 years ago Out of living memory, with differing emotional resonances It’s grave … Continue reading

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The Halifax Friendly Explosion

On Dec. 6, 1917, the French cargo ship Mont-Blanc, fully loaded with explosives, collided with the Norwegian vessel Imo in The Narrows, a strait between Halifax and Dartmouth. A fire on board Mont-Blanc ignited the explosives in the ship’s hold, causing the largest … Continue reading

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