Heroes and Survivors
The Halifax explosion was unprecedented in its devastation with regards to casualties, force and radius of the blast, and widespread damage to property.
This book offers a collection of carefully selected visuals that tell the story of the devastation caused by the explosion and the impact it had on Halifax. Joyce Glasner focuses on the impact of this wartime disaster on the thousands of survivors.
About the Author
L. M. Montgomery, the creator of Anne of Green Gables and author of more than 20 books, is a household name the world over. Anne of Green Gables has been translated into 40 different languages and immortalized on film, television, and stage. The spirited story of orphaned Anne was inspired by the natural beauty of Prince Edward Island.$9.95, PaperbackWith a rich collection of paintings, photographs, and other illustrations from museums and archives across Ontario, Steamboats on the Lakes tells the unique story of the boats, the dangerous waters they plied, and the daring entrepreneurs and hardy sailors who navigated the many rough and glorious passages of the steamships' heyday.$24.95, PaperbackDuring World War II, some of the most treacherous jobs were those performed by men and women located deep within enemy territory. Always in danger of being exposed and subjected to torture, imprisonment, and even death, their stories are chilling accounts of bravery and luck--and, in some cases, what happens when the luck runs out.$8.99, Digital (ePub)The unpredictable forces of nature have long been the cause of terrible disasters on sea and land, and in the air. Other disasters have been the result of human error. But all disasters have one thing in common - the tragic loss of life, bravery in the face of danger, and heroic rescue attempts. This collection tells the stories of some of Canada's worst disasters and, as a result, some of the country's most daring rescues$8.99, Digital (ePub)