The 1967 Belvidere Tornado (Hardcover)

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Claiming the lives of seven adults and seventeen children, the Belvidere tornado struck the most vulnerable at the worst possible time: just as school let out. More than five hundred people suffered injuries. New interviews and fascinating archival history underscore the horrific drama, as well as the split-second decisions of victims and survivors that saved their families and neighbors. Since the tragedy, three more devastating tornadoes have further defined Boone County's resilience: Poplar Grove in 2008, Caledonia in 2010 and Fairdale in 2015.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781540215529
ISBN-10: 1540215520
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Publication Date: March 13th, 2017
Pages: 194
Language: English