The largest act of Sabotage in US History — The Black Tom Explosion

The Black Tom explosion inspired the US government to establish an intelligence unit.

Black tom after explosion. Source- https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b2/Wrecked_warehouses_and_scattered_debris_after_the_Black_Tom_Explosion%2C_1916.jpg

It was July 30, 1916, a silent night in the New York Harbor. A loud explosion shook the city’s residents. It was one of the largest non-nuclear blasts in human history.

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Karthick Nambi

Karthick Nambi

A human with interest in history and technology