Firestorm at Peshtigo

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ISBN: 9780805072938

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On October 8, 1871, a "tornado of fire" swept through Peshtigo, Wisconsin, killing more than 2,200 people and destroying over 2,400 square miles of forest. The Peshtigo "firestorm" would turn out to be the deadliest blaze in North American history, yet it is little known. Denise Gess and William Lutz More »

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ISBN: 9780805072938

On October 8, 1871, a "tornado of fire" swept through Peshtigo, Wisconsin, killing more than 2,200 people and destroying over 2,400 square miles of forest. The Peshtigo "firestorm" would turn out to be the deadliest blaze in North American history, yet it is little known. Denise Gess and William Lutz ably rectify that with this exciting and gripping account.

Pages: 267, Paperback

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