National Geographic : 1964 Jun
Canada's front door federate blockade runners found a refuge here. In both World Wars the port served as a rendezvous for Atlantic convoys. In 1917 the city witnessed its darkest day when an ammunition ship exploded, killing 2,000 and leveling some two square miles. Halifax Citadel appears in the foreground of this aerial view. Waterfront warehouses at right flank Her Majesty's Canadian Na val Dockyard. At left an aircraft carrier moors beneath the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge, which links Halifax and Dartmouth. Nova Scotia lass in the MacDonald dress tartan reclines amid wild flowers. 863 KODACHROMESBY B. ANTHONY STEWART(ABOVE) AND WINFIELD PARKS: EKTACHROME(BELOW) BY GEORGEHUNTER ) N.G.S.