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Double Gallantry two war Military Cross Group. East Grinstead, West Sussex History

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It is a Great War and Second World War Medal Group.

It consists of Military Cross, War Medal, Victory Medal, Defence Medal, War Medal, King Haakon of Norway Medal Freedom Medal 1940-1945 mounted on a bar with corresponding miniatures on a bar. 390 more words

First World War

Chicago Herald Tells All!

Chicago Herald masthead, December 7, 1917. Aerial view of the damage to Halifax as a result of two ships colliding in the harbour (one filled with 3,000 tons of explosives). 30 more words

Social History

Halifax's Exhibition Building

Explosion aftermath: Halifax’s Exhibition Building. The final body from the explosion was found here in 1919.

Social History

A Town Devastated!

A view across the devastation of Halifax two days after the explosion, looking toward the Dartmouth side of the harbour. Imo is visible aground on the far side of the harbour.

Social History

SS Imo

SS Imo aground on the Dartmouth side of the harbour after the Halifax explosion of December 6th 1917, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, which happened when 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. 11 more words

Military History