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Fire in the Forest: A History of Forest Fire Control on the National Forests in California, 1898 - 1956

Cermak, Robert W.

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ISBN 10: 1593514298 / ISBN 13: 9781593514297
Published by United States Government Printin, 2005
Used Condition: Good Soft cover
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Title: Fire in the Forest: A History of Forest Fire...

Publisher: United States Government Printin

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good

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This authoritative official history provides a regional Forest Service viewpoint of ground level fire control work and describes how nationally important policy and direction emerged from the Service’s experiences in California. It also places the story of fire control in California in the context of national and world events. Many notable fires are described, some in detail, to illustrate the path by which this effectiveness was earned, showing the ups and downs along the way. 442 Pages; 9 Maps; 37 Historical Photos; index

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Robert W. Bob” Cermak was supervisor of the San Isabel National Forest in Colorado, the George Washington National Forest in Virginia, and the North Carolina National Forests before returning to California in 1977 as Deputy Regional Forester for Region 5. He has an M. A. in History from California State University, Chico. His thesis became the basis for Fire in the Forest.

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