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The great Halifax explosion: a World War I story of treachery, tragedy, and extraordinary heroism

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A gripping account of the world's largest man-made explosion before the atomic bomb describes the events that led to the catastrophic igniting of the French freighter Mont-Blanc in 1917 Halifax, killing and wounding thousands while leading to advances in medicine and weapons science.
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