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A Great Day to Fight Fire: Mann Gulch, 1949

Mark Matthews - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 280 pages
Mann Gulch, Montana, 1949. Sixteen men ventured into hell to fight a raging wildfire; only three came out alive. Searing the fire into the nation’s consciousness, Norman ...
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Forest Fires: A Reference Handbook

Philip N. Omi - Nature - 2005 - 347 pages
From killer fires to ecosystem rehabilitation, an exhaustive survey exploring the ecological, social, and economic consequences of managing fires in U.S. wildland areas.
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Tree Rings and Natural Hazards: A State-of-Art

Markus Stoffel, Michelle Bollschweiler, David R. Butler, Brian H. Luckman - Nature - 2010 - 505 pages
Dendrogeomorphology Beginnings and Futures: A Personal Reminiscence My early forays into dendrogeomorphology occurred long before I even knew what that word meant. I was ...
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Tending Fire: Coping With America's Wildland Fires

Stephen Pyne - Nature - 2004 - 256 pages
The wildfires that spread across Southern California in the fall of 2003 were devastating in their scale-twenty-two deaths, thousands of homes destroyed and many more ...
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Forest Fire!

Anita Ganeri - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2012 - 32 pages
Forest Fire! describes how, why and where forest fires happen.
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The White Cascade: The Great Northern Railway Disaster and America's ...

Gary Krist - History - 2008 - 336 pages
The never-before-told story of one of the worst rail disasters in U.S. history in which two trains full of people, trapped high in the Cascade Mountains, are hit by a ...
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Young Men and Fire

Norman Maclean - Nature - 2010 - 316 pages
On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the ...
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Camille 1969: Histories of a Hurricane

Mark M. Smith - History - 2011 - 96 pages
Thirty-six years before Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans and southern Mississippi, the region was visited by one of the most powerful hurricanes ever to hit the United ...
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The Thousand-Year Flood: The Ohio-Mississippi Disaster of 1937

David Welky - History - 2011 - 384 pages
In the early days of 1937, the Ohio River, swollen by heavy winter rains, began rising. And rising. And rising. By the time the waters crested, the Ohio and Mississippi had ...
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America's Deadliest Twister: The Tri-State Tornado of 1925

Geoff Partlow - History - 2014 - 142 pages
Disaster relief as we know it did not exist when the deadliest tornado in U.S. history gouged a path from southeast Missouri through southern Illinois and into southwestern ...
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