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The Resource The great Halifax explosion : a World War I story of treachery, tragedy, and extraordinary heroism, John U. Bacon

The great Halifax explosion : a World War I story of treachery, tragedy, and extraordinary heroism, John U. Bacon

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The great Halifax explosion : a World War I story of treachery, tragedy, and extraordinary heroism
Title
The great Halifax explosion
Title remainder
a World War I story of treachery, tragedy, and extraordinary heroism
Statement of responsibility
John U. Bacon
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eng
Summary
From New York Times bestselling author John U. Bacon, a gripping narrative history of the largest manmade detonation prior to Hiroshima: in 1917 a ship laden with the most explosives ever packed on a vessel sailed out of Brooklyn's harbor for the battlegrounds of World War I; when it stopped in Halifax, Nova Scotia, an extraordinary disaster awaited. . . .On Monday, December 3, 1917, the French freighter SS Mont-Blanc set sail from Brooklyn carrying the largest cache of explosives ever loaded onto a ship, including 2,300 tons of picric acid, an unstable, poisonous chemical more powerful than TNT. The U.S. had just recently entered World War I, and the ordnance was bound for the battlefields of France, to help the Allies break the grueling stalemate that had protracted the fighting for nearly four demoralizing years. The explosives were so dangerous that Captain Aime
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1964-
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Bacon, John U.
Dewey number
971.6/22503
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LC call number
F1039.5.H17
LC item number
B33 2017ab
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history
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Read by Johnny Heller
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  • Heller, Johnny
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  • Halifax Explosion (Nova Scotia : 1917)
  • Halifax Explosion, Halifax, N.S., 1917
  • Explosions
  • Explosions
  • Halifax (N.S.)
  • Nova Scotia
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The great Halifax explosion : a World War I story of treachery, tragedy, and extraordinary heroism, John U. Bacon
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digital storage
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online resource
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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  • Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 45 min., 20 sec.))
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online
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9780062695758
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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  • (OCoLC)1010952716
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Label
The great Halifax explosion : a World War I story of treachery, tragedy, and extraordinary heroism, John U. Bacon
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
  • Unabridged.
  • Retail edition.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 45 min., 20 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062695758
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
99cf58c9-1468-46a2-9dd8-9eb1f312c9d5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1010952716
  • (OCoLC)on1010952716
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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