Some Observations On The Handling Of The Dead In The Rapid City, South Dakota, Flood Disaster
Hershiser, Marvin R.
Disaster Research Center
On June 9, 1972, rains had swollen the river leading into Rapid City; the dam above the city had weakened.By late evening with little forewarning the weakened dam unleashed a torrent of water that swept through the city leaving 237 people dead.
Flood Disaster , Rapid City, South Dakota