New PDF release: 1967 Belvidere Tornado, The (Disaster)

By Mike Doyle

Claiming the lives of 7 adults and seventeen young children, the Belvidere twister struck the main susceptible on the worst attainable time: simply as university set free. greater than humans suffered accidents. New interviews and interesting archival background underscore the bad drama, in addition to the split-second judgements of sufferers and survivors that kept their households and pals. because the tragedy, 3 extra devastating tornadoes have additional outlined Boone County�s resilience: Poplar Grove in 2008, Caledonia in 2010 and Fairdale in 2015.

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