Today in History - December 6

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1917 - The munitions ship, Mont Blanc, blew up in Halifax Harbour.

Halifax Explosion Memorial Bell Tower

1943 - The 1st Canadian Division crossed the river Moro, despite a tough opposition, and captured Ortona 28 after fighting street by street, in the only month of December the division lost 500 men.

Canadian war cemetery Moro river

Happy Birthday Noël!

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