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The Great Halifax explosion : A World War I story of treachery, tragedy, and extraordinary heroism / John U. Bacon

Bacon, John U., (author.).

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Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 971.6 BAC (Text) 33118000183350 Adult: New Book Checked out 04/27/2018
Clinton PL - Clinton 971.6225 BAC (Text) 36806002080669 NEW ITEMS Available -
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New Castle-Henry County PL - Main 971.6225 BACO (Text) 39231033435559 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062666536
  • ISBN: 0062666533
  • Physical Description: ix, 418 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographic references (pages 379-397) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Brooklyn, New York, December 1, 1917: The freighter Mont-Blanc sets sail loaded with one of the largest caches of munitions ever packed onto a ship, a staggering six million pounds of American-made high explosives, bound for the trenches of the Great War. Five days later, Mont-Blanc's deadly cargo erupted in a cataclysm unlike anything the world had seen before. The extraordinary saga of the great Halifax explosion had only just begun..."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Halifax Explosion, Halifax, N.S., 1917.
Explosions > Nova Scotia > Halifax > History > 20th century.
Halifax (N.S.) > History > 20th century.

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