The Texas City Disaster of 1947

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The Texas City Disaster of 1947

Thursday, 18 March

In 1947 the port town of Texas City, Texas became the site of the largest industrial disaster in American history. An enormous explosion blew ships out of the water, created a tidal wave that flooded the town, and killed hundreds of people instantly. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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