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The tornado of Morgan, Sangamon, Logan, and De Witt counties, Illinois. 15 persons killed, 20 wounded, 63 buildings destroyed and 120 animals killed; loss $200,000. P. 60. In: Finley, John P. 1888. Tornadoes, What They Are and How to Escape Them. Library Call No. M15.3 F513t.
Illinois 1883 May 18
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The tornado in Henry and Saline Counties, Missouri. 8 people killed, 150 wounded and 61 buildings destroyed; loss, $180,000. P. 24. In: Finley, John P. 1888. Tornadoes, What They Are and How to Escape Them. Library Call No. M15.3 F513t.
Missouri, Henry and Saline Counties 1882 April 18
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Setting sun in the Shumagin Islands
Alaska, Shumagin Islands, Big Koniuji Island 2009 July 15
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Setting sun in the Shumagin Islands
Alaska, Shumagin Islands, Big Koniuji Island 2009 July 15
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Setting sun in Glacier Bay
Alaska, Glacier Bay area 2009 November 9
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Setting sun in Glacier Bay
Alaska, Glacier Bay area 2009 November 9
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Setting sun in Glacier Bay
Alaska, Glacier Bay area 2009 November 9
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Setting sun in Glacier Bay
Alaska, Glacier Bay area 2009 November 9
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Pileated woodpecker in the great December 2009 snowstorm of the Mid-Atlantic states.
Virginia, Shenandoah Valley 2009 December 19
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Pileated woodpecker in the great December 2009 snowstorm of the Mid-Atlantic states.
Virginia, Shenandoah Valley 2009 December 19
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Pileated woodpecker in the great December 2009 snowstorm of the Mid-Atlantic states.
Virginia, Shenandoah Valley 2009 December 19
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Starling on left and northern flicker on right during the great December 2009 snowstorm of the Mid-Atlantic states.
Virginia, Shenandoah Valley 2009 December 19
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Cardinal in the great December 2009 snowstorm of the Mid-Atlantic states.
Virginia, Shenandoah Valley 2009 December 19
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Downy woodpecker on left and cardinal on right during the great Mid-Atlantic snowstorm of December 2009.
Virginia, Shenandoah Valley 2009 December 19
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Snow and red rock formations at Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park 2005 March
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Snow and red rock formations at Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park 2005 March
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Snow and red rock formations at Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park 2005 March
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Snow and red rock formations at Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park 2005 March
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Snow and red rock formations at Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park 2005 March
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Snow and red rock formations at Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park 2005 March
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Snow and red rock formations at Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park 2005 March
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Snow and red rock formations at Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park 2005 March
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Snow and red rock formations at Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park 2005 March
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Snow and red rock formations at Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park 2005 March
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Snow and red rock formations at Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park 2005 March
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Snow and red rock formations at Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park 2005 March
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Snow and red rock formations at Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park 2005 March
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Snow and red rock formations at Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park 2005 March
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Snow and red rock formations at Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park 2005 March
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Snow and ancient remains of tree at Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park 2005 March
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Snow and a red rock arch at Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park 2005 March
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Title page to sketch book of the 20th Weather Squadron in Korea
1950-1951
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Cover of sketch book of the 20th Weather Squadron in Korea
1950-1951
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"This series of illustrations depicting the role played by the 20th Weather Squadron in the Korean conflict is dedicated to those who made the supreme sacrifice in the performance of their assigned tasks."
1950-1951
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The 20th Weather Squadron came into Korea with the first Air Force contingent and served from Taejon back to the Pusan Perimeter and forward again to within sight of the Yalu River. It furnished weather service to all United Nations forces and operated from one end of Korea to the other, from air bases in the rear to enemy-facing forward positions.
1950-1951
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"Immediately after the start of hostilities, 20th Weather Squadron forecasters joined the initial group of volunteer pilots sent to Korea. Mission: Afford close air support to United Nations Forces attempting to hold back the advancing North Korean hordes."
1950-1951
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"Back in Japan, forecasters of the 20th brief tactical organizations for missions over Korea, then fly the mission with the organization in an effort to secure additional front line weather information."
1950-1951
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"20th Weather Squadron Detachment 20-27, serving the Joint Operations Center, evacuates Taejon to set up operations at Taegu."
1950-1951
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"Forecasters accompany B-29 tactical missions to secure and transmit weather observations from deep within enemy territory."
1950-1951
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" 'Here comes 808.' 20th Weather Squadron C-47, 4315808, flying in equipment and supplies to weather men at an advanced base."
1950-1951
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" '808' evacuating front line air base weather station while under enemy fire."
1950-1951
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"Weather station at Korean east coast air base is the last unit to evacuate by sea and thwart communist trapping attempt."
1950-1951
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"Radiosonde men of the 20th take a balloon run while under enemy sniper fire."
1950-1951
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"Personnel of the 20th find that operating a tent type weather station subjects to flooded floors and a roof not too secure during a heavy wind."
1950-1951
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"Moving again! Mobile weather station 'hits the road' toward its new location."
1950-1951
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"Somewhere in Korea Staff Weather Officers of the 20th brief the Commanding General and Staff of the 8th Army, Commanding General and Staff of the 5th Air Force, Republic of Korea President Syngman Rhee and advisors, and U.S. Ambassador Muccio on weather for tomorrow's operations."
1950-1951
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"20th Weather Squadron observers take observations at the front and radio the information to the rear areas."
1950-1951
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"20th Weather Squadron observer Cpl. E.F. Vermillion, holder of the Bronze Star for gallantry, captures enemy soldier attempting attack on weather station."
1950-1951
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"20th Weather Squadron forecasters examine a cache of Russian meteorological equipment uncovered in the captured communist weather station at Pyongyang."
1950-1951
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"Back in Japan once again, personnel of the 20th trade their fatigues for refreshingly clean suntans and commence normal operations. Balancing the discomforts of combat operation against knowledge gained during their Korean sojourn, all agree the experience was very advantageous."
1950-1951

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