Tag: Fire

The Strange Death of Carl Albright

The wind howled, and the dog howled, too. The air was cold, turning the Nebraska plains into a frigid tundra…

Rising From the Flames

The world was breathing a little easier at the end of 1945. For the past several years, the Second World…

Episode 15: Rising From the Flames

August 30, 1945, was a day like any other in DeWitt, Iowa. That is, until the explosions started. What happened…

Sudden Endings: The Tragic Tale of Singleton Gardiner

   Gertrude Woodard was only seventeen years old. Popular and well-liked by many, young Gertrude lived with her parents near…

The Person in the Background: Going Unnoticed Through History

I loved movies when I was a kid, especially westerns. They were great fun, but like most movies from back…

Healing Fire: The Explosion That Led to A Small Town Hospital

     August 30th, 1945 was just another day for most people. The Second World War had just come to an…