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The Resource The great Halifax explosion : a World War I story of treachery, tragedy, and extraordinary heroism, John U. Bacon

The great Halifax explosion : a World War I story of treachery, tragedy, and extraordinary heroism, John U. Bacon

Label
The great Halifax explosion : a World War I story of treachery, tragedy, and extraordinary heroism
Title
The great Halifax explosion
Title remainder
a World War I story of treachery, tragedy, and extraordinary heroism
Statement of responsibility
John U. Bacon
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John U. Bacon delivers a gripping narrative history of the largest manmade detonation prior to Hiroshima. In 1917, a ship laden with the most explosives ever packed on a vessel sailed out of Brooklyn's harbor for the battlegrounds of World War I. When it stopped in Halifax, Nova Scotia, an extraordinary disaster awaited
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Dewey number
971.6/22503
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
F1039.5.H17
LC item number
B33 2017ab
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Johnny Heller
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The great Halifax explosion : a World War I story of treachery, tragedy, and extraordinary heroism, John U. Bacon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1007768011
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
  • Unabridged.
  • Retail edition.
Extent
9 audio discs (10 3/4 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062695772
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9780062695772
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1007768011
  • (OCoLC)1007768011
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The great Halifax explosion : a World War I story of treachery, tragedy, and extraordinary heroism, John U. Bacon
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1007768011
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
  • Unabridged.
  • Retail edition.
Extent
9 audio discs (10 3/4 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062695772
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9780062695772
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1007768011
  • (OCoLC)1007768011
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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