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Feature Film Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion

On December 6, 1917, Halifax became a casualty of WWI when the Mont-Blanc, a French-owned freighter loaded with thousands of tons of explosives collided with a Belgian relief ship in Halifax Harbour. The explosion and shockwaves killed 2,000 people, injured 9,000 and flattened two square kilometers of the city. Out of the carnage came stories of small sacrifices and great ...
  • 2003
  • 02:57:10
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

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