A shattered city

After the city of Halifax was devastated by an explosion in 1917, all of the sights that had characterized the war in Europe - ruined buildings, wreckage-strewn cityscapes, rows of unidentified bodies - were seen in Canada.

Views of the Halifax Catastrophe, Showing Effects of Explosion, December Sixth 1917 (Halifax: Royal Print, 1917)

booklet, 32 pages, 23.3cm x 14.8cm
Ley and Lois Smith War, Memory and Popular Culture Research Collection - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
First World War