Halifax nova scotia explosion pdf

The halifax explosion was a disaster that occurred in halifax, nova scotia, canada, on the morning of 6 december 1917. Based upon a sociological study of the halifax disaster, by samuel. Albans street, halifax, nova scotia 40 19171206 power, william 818 barrington street, halifax, nova scotia 48. Georgina miner courtesy of georgie engelleder wolfville nurse georgina curry miner was aboard one of the earliest trains to enter the city in the blasts immediate aftermath. The explosion december 6, 1917 halifax, nova scotia. Bibliotheque et archives canada library and archives. See more ideas about halifax map, nova scotia and atlantic canada. Halifax explosion the halifax herald december 8, 1917 on thursday morning the french steamer mont. Cbc news interactives has recreated the city of halifax as it existed in 1917 to show how the halifax explosion unfolded and its effects on the people who lived there. A new and thoroughly modern city under way in the north end of halifax, nova scotia canada. Ss montblanc, a french cargo ship laden with high explosives, collided with the norwegian vessel ss imo in the narrows, a strait connecting the upper halifax harbour to bedford basin. Remembering the halifax explosion archdiocese of halifax. Images from the halifax explosion that happened back in 1917.

The halifax explosion 1917 nova scotia, canada youtube. Military leaders should reexamine the services roles in this particular relief effort. On that thursday the norwegian vessel ss imo, carrying belgian relief supplies. In honour of the 100th anniversary of the halifax explosion, cbc nova scotia colourized several photos depicting life in the city after the 1917 disaster. Halifax explosion gallery georgina miner watch m2018. During world war one, an accidental explosion in the town of halifax, nova scotia killed just under two thousand people. In the homes, schools, and factories lin ing its sloping shores, haligonians started. Archived personal and government documents relating to the. New book details 1917 halifax, nova scotia, explosion. New book details the halifax, nova scotia, explosion of 1917.

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