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She has a particularly vivid recollection of the red beret she was wearing, the one her mother gave. When the friends heard fire trucks off in the distance, Babe wanted to turn around and go home, but little Yvonne said they should go on. The next thing Gordon knew she was flying through the air. She never saw Igrls.
But as a young girl, suddenly thrust into chaos and surrounded by death, it was the hat she kept asking for, as if focusing on something ordinary could make it an ordinary day.
Gordon, who has lived in Taunton since she was 19, is one of a handful of remaining survivors of the Halifax Explosion, which had its 90th anniversary this month — and part of an even smaller group of survivors who were old enough at the time to comprehend what they were witnessing. The disaster occurred when a French cargo ship loaded with munitions accidentally collided with a Belgian vessel in Halifax Harbour.
The result was the largest man-made explosion in history prior to the Sutton ms single females of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Jim Simpson, girsl Halifax biologist whose passion is the explosion, said about 2, people were killed and many more wounded.
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Would you Bogs be one of them? Gordon said the explosion flattened an entire neighborhood. It blew the roofs off houses, knocked down trees and sparked deadly fires.
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