Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917

By Sally M. Walker

On a cold morning in December 1917, a ship filled with munitions collided with another vessel in Halifax Harbor. The resulting explosion flattened everything within a half-mile radius and resulted in more than 2,000 deaths. Walker follows several young people who lived through the disaster and chronicles the rescue efforts in a story that is both affecting and unbelieveable.

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