The 1967 Belvidere Tornado


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 ...

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The 1967 Belvidere Tornado
2017, History Press Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781540215529


The 1967 Belvidere Tornado
2017, History Press

ISBN-13: 9781467136167

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