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1940 Armistice Day Storm: Further Resources


About the 1940 Armistice Day Storm

  • 1940 Armistice Day Blizzard is a two-minute video on the from Wisconsin Public Television’s Wisconsin Stories.
  • Armistice Day Storm Came as a Surprise from the Eau Claire Leader Telegram details the storm's effects on the Eau Claire area
  • The Armistice Day Storm looks at the storm's effects on shipping and ferry services on Lake Michigan, from the Lake Michigan Car Ferries Service. Includes both historical and narrative accounts.
  • “Winds of Hell” is a Minnesota Public Radio story on the Armistice Day storm’s effects on Minnesota. Includes a slide show of the storm using images from the Minnesota Historical Society.
  • Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster provides more information on this event.



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