Tornado: ‘Like the battlefields of France’
March 25, 1925, will forever be remembered as the day of the tornado.
In a U.S. Weather Bureau report, meteorologists Clarence J. Root and William E. Barron, wrote:
“The term ‘utter confusion’ nicely illustrates conditions in the tornado zone. The national director of Red Cross disaster work declared that he had never witnessed such complete devastation and suffering, nor a disaster that embraced such a wide range of territory. War veterans likened it to the battle fields of France.”