Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917 - Sally M. Walker

Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917

Sally M. Walker

Book Summary

December 6, 1917, started like any other day in Halifax. But everything stopped shortly before nine o�clock that morning, when two ships collided in Halifax Harbour. One of the ships was loaded with munitions for the troops fighting in Europe; the other was preparing to collect medical supplies for the war�s victims.The resulting disaster was the largest man-made explosio