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Halifax Explosion: W5

Catalogue Number:  CTV736
Producer:  CTV
Producing Agencies:  CTV
Subject:  Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, Documentary, History, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2017
Running Time:  20:00
Closed Captions:  Yes

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It is the biggest disaster in Canadian history: December 6, 1917, the Halifax Explosion. Two thousand dead. Nine thousand injured. A blast unrivalled until the development of the atomic bomb. This week W5 marks the 100th anniversary century of the events that shattered a city. Todd Battis with the oldest living survivor, with new revelations and the story of a city destroyed; which rose again from the ashes.

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