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Boston’s heroic role in the Halifax Explosion of 1917

Cover of the Washington Times Newspaper from 1917 featuring the Halifax Explosion

PortandTerminal.com, December 6, 2019 Editor’s note: I grew up listening to stories about the Halifax Explosion. Both of my grandfathers we’re lucky to have survived it. One of them spent three days wandering through the ruins of the city looking for his mother and sister (he found them). On behalf of both my grandfathers, neither of whom are living any …

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