1917 Halifax Explosion and American Response, is the captivating story of Canada's worst disaster and American relief efforts. Survivor's accounts, newspaper articles, and official reports reveal the heartwarming stories of the doctors, nurses, relief workers, and ordinary citizens who came to the aid of the devastated city of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
About the author
A graduate of Saint Mary’s University, Blair Beed’s tourism career has involved tour guiding, planning, and training. Active in heritage preservation and municipal politics, he has served as a consultant on various community projects. He was a member of the 75th Anniversary Explosion Commemorative Committee, and is the author of 1917 Halifax Explosion and American Response. He lives in Halifax.