Bath Massacre: America's First School Bombing

Bath Massacre: America's First School Bombing

Arnie Bernstein


"With the meticulous recognition to element of a historian and a storyteller's eye for human drama, Bernstein shines a beam of fact on a forgotten American tragedy. Heartbreaking and riveting."

---Gregg Olsen, New York Times best-selling writer of Starvation Heights

 

"A chilling and old personality research of the unfathomable affliction that desperation and fury, as soon as unleashed within a twisted brain, can wreak on a small city. modern mass murderers Timothy McVeigh, Columbine's Dylan Klebold, and Virginia Tech's Seung-Hui Cho can every one hint their bad family tree of terror to 1 guy: tub institution bomber Andrew Kehoe."

---Mardi hyperlink, writer of When Evil got here to stable Hart

 

On might 18, 1927, the small city of bathtub, Michigan, was once eternally replaced whilst Andrew Kehoe trigger a cache of explosives hid within the basement of the neighborhood institution. Thirty-eight childrens and 6 adults have been useless, between them Kehoe, who had actually blown himself to bits via environment off a dynamite cost in his vehicle. tomorrow, on Kehoe's farm, what used to be left of his wife---burned past attractiveness after Kehoe set his estate and structures ablaze---was came upon tied to a handcart, her cranium beaten. With likely unending tales of college violence and suicide bombers filling trendy headlines, Bath Massacre serves as a reminder that terrorism and large-scale homicide are not anything new.

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