Fifty years since the Cocoanut Grove fire

November 1992
Yankee;Nov92, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p32
Discusses some of the after-effects of the Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire in Boston, Mass., on November 28, 1942, which killed more than 490 people. Why death toll was so high; Name never again used for a nightclub; Impact of his father's experiences on Leo Stapleton, former Boston fire commissioner.


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