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One doctor’s gruesome first hand account of the Halifax disaster

The Story


Hundreds of wounded stretch Halifax's physicians to the limit.

Medium: Radio
Program: Between Ourselves
Broadcast Date: Dec. 6, 1967
Guest(s): J.R. Corston
Host: Bill Fulton, Paul Hershon
Duration: 1:45

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