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The Coldest December: a Short Story Collection to Remember the Halifax Explosion

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The Halifax Explosion was the result of the SS Imo, a Norwegian vessel, colliding with the SS Mont-Blanc, a French cargo ship, in the Narrows of the Halifax Harbour on the morning of Thursday December 6, 1917, eleven months before the end of the First World War. The Mont-Blanc was carrying highly explosive picric acid, benzol, TNT and gun cotton.

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Kindle Edition, 173 pages
Published December 11th 2017 by Quarter Castle Publishing
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Darlene Foster
Sep 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
An excellent collection of short stories based on a terrible disaster. The Halifax explosion as related by various fictional characters is a must-read for those interested in historical events. It is hard to imagine witnessing the carnage. This collection does a good job of describing the thoughts and feelings of survivors, as well as the gruesome details of one of the most horrific events in Canadas history from a personal perspective. ...more
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