Today is the 98th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. Whether you’re looking for the facts and figures about the 1917 disaster or an historical fiction perspective on the fateful day, you can mark this day in Halifax history with one of these books.
Aftershock: The Halifax Explosion and the Persecution of Pilot Francis Mackey
Explosion in Halifax Harbour: The illustrated account of the disaster that shook the world
Scapegoat: the extraordinary legal proceedings following the 1917 Halifax Explosion
Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion & the Road to Recovery
The Town That Died: A Chronicle of the Halifax Explosion