The 1938 Hurricane Along New England's Coast (Images of America Series)
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The 1938 Hurricane Along New England's Coast (Images of America Series)

by Joseph P. Soares, Bob Blanck
     
 

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The Hurricane of 1938 was one of the most devastating storms to strike New England's Atlantic coast. It forever changed the landscapes of cities and towns in its path. Throughout the hurricane, the Coast Guard worked tirelessly to provide aid to countless displaced residents. Entire communities were leveled by the hurricane's powerful winds and waves. After the

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The Hurricane of 1938 was one of the most devastating storms to strike New England's Atlantic coast. It forever changed the landscapes of cities and towns in its path. Throughout the hurricane, the Coast Guard worked tirelessly to provide aid to countless displaced residents. Entire communities were leveled by the hurricane's powerful winds and waves. After the storm subsided and the destruction was evident, the enormous task of rebuilding began. The historic images in The 1938 Hurricane along New England's Coast document the hurricane's destruction and the ways in which victims who were uprooted by the storm united to rebuild their communities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738557595
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
01/16/2008
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,134,845
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Joseph P. Soares is a local historian and a member of the Hopkinton and Westerly Historical Societies in Rhode Island. In The 1938 Hurricane along New England's Coast, his third volume with Arcadia Publishing, he succeeds in highlighting and preserving New England's dynamic past for future generations.

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