Damage to Fire Island from 1938 hurricane

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Damage to Fire Island from 1938 hurricane - . Combined Wrath of Wind and Tidal Wave ' "The...
. Combined Wrath of Wind and Tidal Wave ' "The first thing I knew, the ocean swept into the house," said a housewife survivor of the tidal wave that roared In from the Atlantic Ocean to tear completely across Fire Island, off Long Island's south shore. Multiply that dramatic description by hundreds. Fully two-third two-third two-third of the 6ummer homes on the flat Island, went down under the force of the wind and water In the great hurricane. In the airview above, the calm ocean. is In startling contrast to the scene of extreme devastation of the land. a in

Clipped from Mount Carmel Item23 Sep 1938, FriPage 1

Mount Carmel Item (Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania)23 Sep 1938, FriPage 1
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  • Damage to Fire Island from 1938 hurricane

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