July 14, 2020

Episode 32.5: [Tragedy Tuesday] Texas City Explosion(s)

We're not going to get into the specifics, but if you combine ammonium nitrate and some other nasty things on a repurposed warship, you've got a floating time bomb.  Nobody told the spectators in the Port of Texas City on April 16th, 1947 though... Munitions, flying anchors, the mob, the Texas City Disaster.


Peter's song pick:: Summer Wind by Frank Sinatra


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