Duck hunters and the Armistice Day Blizzard of 1940

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
A mallard flies over a snowy ground.
A duck flies over a park in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday Jan. 20, 2016, as snow and a deep freeze have settled over Central Europe. Czarek Sokolowski/AP Photo

In November 1940, a fierce blizzard raged through the Midwest, taking the lives of several duck hunters on the Mississippi. We hear more about the tragedy from a wildlife writer.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Tim Eisele Guest

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