The Nebraska Winter of 1948-49: Stories of Survival (Disaster) (Paperback)

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In 1948-49, Nebraska experienced a winter like never before. Brutal cold, unbearable winds and record snowfall made roads impassable and life difficult for locals. Farmers and ranchers struggled with hunger due to a dwindling supply of coal and food. The governor requested federal aid, and the U.S. Air Force dropped bales of hay into pastures for animals. Many locals perished in the weather, and icy roads forced the state to redesign and rebuild highways. Author Barry Seegebarth details the tragedy and courage of the Nebraska winter of 1948.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781467154239
ISBN-10: 1467154237
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: September 18th, 2023
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Disaster