The 1917 Halifax Explosion (in brief) 2

Joel Zemel briefly discusses the events leading up to the disaster. His book Scapegoat, the extraordinary legal proceedings following the 1917 Halifax Explosion has won the following awards: 2016 John Lyman Book Award ("Canadian Naval and Maritime History), 2015 Bronze IPPY Award & 2014 Dartmouth Book Award for Non-Fiction.

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+9 1. CorpseGrinder commented 283 days ago

If anybody is interested in a not so brief explaination: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5uTAt_A8BY
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+1 2. thundersnow commented 283 days ago

Thank you #1 :)
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+1 3. ringmaster commented 282 days ago

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0 4. thundersnow commented 282 days ago

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+1 6. Derpgeek commented 282 days ago

There is two different stories about this. Woman #1 link told that pressure caused the secondary state explosives to explode. And then i have seen discovery document where there was one compartment with primary explosive containing artillery shells.

As we know secondary explosives can be only set of by other explosion. No fire, spark, electricity or pressure of fire will ignite them. Primary explosives will go off from electricity, spark, fire.