Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Halifax Explosion of 1917

The Halifax Explosion of 1917, A Short Documentary


1600 killed instantly — and that was before the fires and tsunami. And the blizzard the next day that dropped 4 feet of snow paralyzing all rescue efforts and supply routes. 

Every single structure flattened for more than a mile in every direction. 

All because a ship’s captain ignored navigation rules through a narrow channel.