Chicago Calamities: Disaster in the Windy City by Gayle Soucek,Brian Diskin

By Gayle Soucek,Brian Diskin

the tale of Chicago is frequently likened to that of a phoenix emerging out of the ashes of the good hearth. but that notorious occasion used to be basically a part of the destruction that has formed Chicago's identification. become aware of the following the bigger narrative of calamities that experience befallen the Windy urban, akin to the 1954 killer water surge that swept in on a relaxed summer time day, the 1967 twister that ripped via rush hour site visitors, the 1886 Haymarket sq. insurrection that positioned Chicago at the anarchist map and lots of different acts of nature and human folly. As you witness a fireproof theater burn, a flood get up with no rain and one of many maximum maritime mess ups happen inside of urban limits, come upon either unforeseen tragedies and not likely heroes.

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