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All Hell Broke Lose: Experiences of Young…

All Hell Broke Lose: Experiences of Young People During the Armistice Day…

by William H. Hull

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A collection of remembrances of what happened that day in 1940.
Some stories are tragic, some are funny.
The storm brings out both the best and worst in people ( )
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It's two degrees below zero this morning and I decided, as a city man, that I should get out to plow my short driveway before the city snowplow came down the street and filed in my driveway entrance with a mass of snow.
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How young people coped with the storm of the century - 59 people died in Minnesota on November 11, 1940 when the worst blizzrd ever hit Minnesota unexpectedly. Violet walked from Seven Corners in Minneapolis to 32nd street with snow over her kneew, in subzero temperture, with only saddle oxfords and a light wrap. Farmers lost thousands of turkey - Herb tells of rendering a half million frozen gobblers. Alvin in Warroad barely got his boat back to the dock. Andy and a group of Iron Rangers, preparing fordeer hunting the next weekend, spent this weekend struggling through the blizzard barely saving ther lives....
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