Resolution- In conclusion, the Halifax Harbour was destroy. Everyone was freaked out because of the explosion and/or lost someone that’ was near the explosion. Also the Halifax explosions had a massive impacted in Canada. Almost all the north end of the Halifax was destroyed and killed so many that Canada released a relief effect. It took 18 millions of dollars to repair the North of the
All hazards, whether natural, technological or war hazards, are able to cause loss of life, property damage, and various secondary effects1. Hurricane Katrina, which devastated New Orleans in 2005, is a recent natural disaster that will be remembered by many as one of the most deadly hurricanes in history6. The sinking of the RMS Titanic, in April 1912, which many believe to have been caused by a collision with an iceberg, was in fact caused by its poor technology3, making it one of the most memorable historical technological disasters to have ever occurred. While these two disasters may seem unsurpassed, they will be analyzed and compared, in order to determine possible similarities and differences that relate to the disasters’ elements of risk. (i) Description of Disasters: Hurricane Katrina is said to have been the most costly and deadliest hurricanes in U.S history, resulting in $81.2 billion dollars in damage and 1836 casualties6.
A Defining Moment in Canadian History: The Halifax Explosion Kristina Wantola CHC2D1-03 April 22, 2005 Mr. Nicholson During WWI Halifax harbour was a main shipping port for supplies. Most of the supplies from Canada were sent to Britain through Halifax. The main Harbour in Halifax is about 10km long and almost 2km wide.  The eastern passage of the harbour is too shallow for any ship larger than a small fishing boat.  On the morning of December 15, 1917 there was a collision between two ships in the harbour, which led to the devastating explosion.
Only those that went through the Berlin zoo crossing the bridge over the Havel Canal into Spandau succeeded in crossing through the Soviet lines. Very few of those that made it out of the city were able to surrender to Western Allies most being killed by the Soviet outer encirclement forces holding positions west of the city. At 0600 on 2 May General Weidling surrendered his staff in the Reichstag. Fighting continued sporadically throughout the day but all major combat had ceased. All buildings that contained defenders refusing to surrender were reduced to rubble by artillery bombardment.
(live science.com) One of the most memorable rogue wave occurrences was on October 30, 1991. It was called the perfect storm. According to CNN.com, an enormous extra tropical low is creating havoc along the entire Eastern Atlantic Seaboard in this infrared image at 1200 UTC (0700 EST) on October 30, 1991. Labeled the "perfect storm" by the National Weather Service, the storm sank the sword fishing boat Andrea Gail, whose story became the basis for the currently best-selling novel "The Perfect Storm" by Sebastian Junger. Ocean waves peaked at 100 feet, the height of 10-story buildings.
World War II was an intense and gory war. It caused greater destruction than any other war in history. The war took the lives of about 17 million soldiers and an even greater number of civilians, who died as a result of bombings, food shortages, and mass murder; an estimated 60 million people in total perished because of the war. World War II began on September 1, 1939 and ended on September 2, 1945. Though for the United States, the war lasted from 1941 to 1945.
Why did the Titanic sink? On 14th April 1912, RMS Titanic set sail on her maiden voyage. Being the largest ship afloat, the ‘unsinkable’ titanic was struck a deadly iceberg, resulting to 1,517 deaths, and a legend torn apart. But many ask, why did the titanic sink. A simple question with a mysterious answer behind it.
Sociology Final Traditional Generation: pre-1948 Major Events 1) Sinking of the Titanic a. April 14, 1912 b. The ‘unsinkable’ luxury cruise ship, RMS Titanic, hit an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean and snapped in half. c. Of the 2,200 passengers, 1,517 people died during the wreck. d. 2) World War I Begins e. June 28, 1914 – June 28, 1919 f. War is declared throughout the world and there was a division of world by the Allied Forces and the Central Powers. g. A lasting economic and social effect on the countries involved, and establishes the major powers of the world.
After the battle was over, there was not a single intact building left in the city of Stalingrad. This was also the first battle where a German officer surrendered. The Soviets agreed to the terms of the surrender with his staff, because Paulus was to weak and sick to do so himself. Paulus's surrender enraged Hitler because he had just promoted Paulus to Field Marshall the day before. After the terrible loss at Stalingrad, the Germans began the slow, painful retreat back to Germany.The Battle of Stalingrad can be broken down into two phases.
There were only two tests conducted the the operation but those tests provided the information necessary to construct the nuclear navy and radiology used to treat cancer patients. Many people look at the Manhattan Project as a terrible event where the United States tried to eliminate millions of people, but the fact is that the technology was also used for saving lives. These tests were the first that an invited audience could attend. The two tests were; Able, conducted 520 feet in the air on July 1, 1947 and Baker, detonated 90 feet underwater by the new nuclear navy on July 25, 1947. A third test, Charlie was scheduled to detonate underwater but was cancelled after the navy's incapability to decontaminate the Baker ships.