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"Fire catastrophies, 1998 Fire disasters, 1998" the truth behind the tragedies.

by "Russell, Henry.".
Series: The truth behind the tragedies.Publisher: Greenwich Editions| ; London| ; 1998Description: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.ISBN: 0862881595|9780862881597.Subject(s): Fires|Disasters|Residential fires|Nightclub fires|Hotel fires|Petroleum fires|Church fires|School fires|Department store fires|Explosions|Mine fires|Industrial fires|History|Summary: "A worldwide look at the most disastrous fires throughout the centuries, starting with the Great Fire of Rome, July 18, 64 AD through the Bush Fires of Indonesia, 1997."
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"Title on cover: Fire disasters. Contents: The greatest of them all. Rome (July 18, 64 AD) ; The Great Fire of London (Sept. 2-5, 1666) ; La Compania Church, Santiago, Chile (Dec. 8, 1863) ; The Great Chicago Fire (Oct. 8-10, 1871) ; San Francisco Fire (Apr. 18-21, 1906) ; Tokyo and Yokohama, Japan (Sept. 2, 1923) ; Reichstag, Berlin, Germany (Feb. 27, 1933) ; Ash Wednesday, Australia (Feb. 16, 1983) -- War and crime. Hamburg, Germany (July 25-28, 1943) ; Dresden, Germany (Feb. 13-17, 1945) ; Tokyo, Japan (Mar. 9-10, 1945) ; Abadan, Iran (Aug. 19, 1978) ; Rodo's and El Hueco's Clubs, London, England (Aug. 16, 1980) ; Salang Pass Tunnel, Afghanistan (Nov. 2 or 3, 1982) ; The Move Fire, Philadelphia (May 15, 1985) ; Kuwait Oil Fields (Feb.-Nov., 1991) ; La Fenice Theater, Venice, Italy (Jan. 29, 1996) -- Public places. Iroquois Theater, Chicago (Dec. 30, 1903) ; Costesti Church, Romania (Apr. 18, 1930) ; Crystal Palace, London, England (Nov. 30, 1936) ; Cocoanut Grove Club, Boston (Nov. 28, 1942) ; Winecoff Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia (Dec. 7, 1946) ; Loebel Cafe, Berlin, Germany (Feb. 8, 1947) ; Our Lady of the Angels School, Chicago (Dec. 1, 1958) ; L'Innovation, Brussels, Belgium (May 22, 1967) ; Club Cinq-Sept, Grenoble, France (Nov. 1, 1970) ; The Sennichi Building, Osaka, Japan (May 13, 1972) ; Summerland Leisure Center, Isle of Man (Aug. 2, 1973) ; The Joelma Building, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Feb. 1, 1974) ; Hotel Fire, Seoul, South Korea (Nov. 3, 1974) ; Alexandra Palace, London, England (July 10, 1980) ; (MGM) Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada (Nov. 21, 1980) ; Statuto Cinema, Turin, Italy (Feb. 13, 1983) ; York Minster, York, England (July 9, 1984) ; Bradford City Football Stadium, England (May 11, 1985) ; Hampton Court Palace, London, England (Mar. 31, 1986) ; Windsor Castle, Windsor, England (Nov. 20, 1992) ; Dusseldorf Airport, Germany (Apr. 11, 1996) -- Underground fires. Sengenhydd Mine, Wales (Oct. 14, 1913) ; Farmington, West Virginia (Nov. 20, 1968) ; The Kellogg Mine, Idaho (May 2, 1972) ; Alcala 20 Disco, Madrid, Spain (Dec. 17, 1983) ; King's Cross Underground Station, London, England (Nov. 18, 1987) ; Subway Train, Baku, Azerbaijan (Oct. 29, 1995) ; Brooklyn Subway, New York (Nov. 26, 1995) -- Industrial fires. Triangle Waist Factory, New York (Mar. 24, 1911) ; Flixborough, England (June 1, 1974) ; San Carlos de la Rapita, Spain (July 11, 1978) ; Sandoz Factory, Basel, Switzerland (Nov. 1, 1986) ; Gasoline Tanker, Herborn, Germany (July 7, 1987) ; Piper Alpha Oil Rig, North Sea (July 6, 1988) ; Gas Pipeline, Ukhta, Russia (Apr. 27, 1995) ; Taegu Gas Explosion, South Korea (Apr. 28, 1995) ; Bush Fires, Indonesia (1997). Includes index."

"A worldwide look at the most disastrous fires throughout the centuries, starting with the Great Fire of Rome, July 18, 64 AD through the Bush Fires of Indonesia, 1997."

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