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News Flash! December 6, 1917! Halifax Leveled!

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Freighter Mont Blanc collides with Norwegian relief ship detonating 6,000,000 pounds of high explosives.  City leveled.  9,000 injured.  Others beheaded.  1,800 dead.  25,000 left homeless.  Windows shattered in 50-mile radius.  Ship’s anchor lands 2.5 miles from explosion. What caused the Halifax explosion – the largest man-made blast prior to nuclear weapons?  Is there a connection between Halifax and the Titanic?  How did the explosion unite Boston and Halifax?  And why does Halifax send Boston a Christmas tree annually?  Join us for the answers in an explosive examination of the maritime disaster that destroyed Halifax, Nova Scotia. 

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

Location
CE South Building

Instructor
Roberta Boggess 

 

Notice

Please read:  Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Tuition: 

$20.00


Registration Closes On
Monday, November 5, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
11/5/2018 - 11/5/2018 Weekly - Mon 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 113 Roberta Boggess