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Halifax in wartime

Robert Chambers

Halifax in wartime

a collection of drawings

by Robert Chambers

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Published by Halifax Herald and the Halifax Mail in Halifax .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Halifax (N.S.) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert W. Chambers.
    ContributionsDoyle, Frank W.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[28] p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14828158M

      Shattered (Winds of War, Winds of Change Book 1) - Kindle edition by Marsland, Jennie. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Shattered (Winds of War, Winds of Change Book 1).Reviews: This non-fiction is an account of a tragedy which occurred in Halifax, Canada, at the end of the fourth year of the Great War. I had never heard of this man-made explosion before, so after reading several wonderful reviews by my GR Friends, I decided I wanted to learn what actually happened in in Halifax/5().

    On December 6, , the French munitions ship Mont Blanc and the Norwegian war-relief vessel Imo collided in the harbour at Halifax, Nova Scotia. That accident sparked a fire and an apocalyptic explosion that was the largest man-made blast prior to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima/5(28). The second of Britain's four-engined bombers to enter frontline service during World War II (), Handley Page's Halifax has forever lived in the shadow of Avro's superb Lancaster. However, it was a Halifax which became the first RAF 'heavy' to drop bombs on Germany when No 35 Sqn raided Hamburg on the night of 12/13 March

      Halifax was surprised by the outbreak of war in August but within days the public mood had turned into a staggering display of unified support. Voluntary fund raising organisations sprang up and bore witness to an incredible self-help ethic that supported the troops at the front, their dependant families at home and the returning : Pen & Sword Books. Halifax at War. Author: Stephen Kimber; Publisher: Anchor Canada ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The untold story of how war transformed the city of Halifax. Stephen Kimber recreates life in Halifax during the Second World War, a city transformed by the influx of military and civilian personnel serving the war effort.


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Visuals and text convey a unique portrait of a wartime city -- not in far-off Europe but on Canada's east coast. This is a book for anyone with an interest in the history of the Canadians who participated in the Second World War. It is a companion to William Naftel's double award-winning book Halifax at Warpublished in fall : HALIFAX IN WARTIME.

A Collection of Drawings By Robert W. Chambers: Paper wrappers bit worn edges. Several corners bent, and few creases. Several edge tears one page, else contents clean and good. 12 pictures which originally appeared in The Halifax Mail during Booklet. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Wartime Halifax The Photo History of A Canadian City at War (Book): Naftel, William D.

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Canada entered the conflict on 10 September Three days later, survivors from the torpedoed British passenger liner Athenia were brought into Halifax on the City of Flint. Three days after.

Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, KG, OM, GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, TD, PC (16 April – 23 December ), styled The 1st Baron Irwin from until and The 3rd Viscount Halifax from untilwas a senior British Conservative politician of the s.

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Halifax in Wartime This collection of drawings by Robert W. Chambers was published by The Halifax Mail to permanently show life in Halifax during wartime.

Robert W. Chambers, Halifax in Wartime (Halifax: Royal Print & Litho, ). The Halifax Explosion was a disaster that occurred in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on the morning of 6 December SS Mont-Blanc, a French cargo ship laden with high explosives, collided with the Norwegian vessel SS Imo in the Narrows, a strait connecting the upper Halifax Harbour to Bedford Basin.A fire on board the French ship ignited her cargo, causing a massive.

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During the Seven Years' War, Halifax was established as the British Headquarters of the North American Station (see Royal Naval Dockyard, Halifax). As a result, Nova Scotia was active throughout the American Revolution and the War of During the Victorian Era, Nova Scotians also played prominent roles in the Crimean War and the Indian Mutiny.Halifax was surprised by the outbreak of war in August but within days the public mood had turned into a staggering display of unified support.

Voluntary fund raising organisations sprang up and bore witness to an incredible self-help ethic that supported the troops at the front, their dependant families at home and the returning wounded. On an early December morning a century ago, a French ship hauling explosives to war-torn Europe exploded in the harbor at Halifax, Nova Scotia, leveling square miles of the Canadian seaport.