Monthly Archives: July 2014

National Personnel Records Center Fire of 1973 – Why its news today

In 1956, a National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) building was constructed in St Louis to hold military personnel records. The upper floor of this building caught fire on July 12th 1973. After a 22 hour fire the roof of the structure (made of … Continue reading

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