On December 6, 1917, during the height of the First World War, two ships trying to Navigate Halifax Harbour collided resulting in the largest man-made explosion of the pre-atomic age. David Read will recount the events leading up to this devastating tragedy and the impressive Massachusetts rescue effort. Relive the personal stories and riveting details of the weeks that followed - and learn about the most important train to travel through Boston's north shore. We'll hear more about how and why the citizens of Nova Scotia still send a special gift of appreciation each year!

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