Fifteen Minutes of Terror (Massacre at the Edmond, OK Post Office) - Edmond, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 35° 39.473 W 097° 28.827
14S E 637547 N 3947066
Quick Description: Dale Justus' first-hand account of the massacre at the Edmond, Oklahoma Post Office in 1986; he was a postal carrier for only one month when this tragedy unfolded before him.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 7/17/2012 5:05:22 PM
Waymark Code: WMEXCT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Dale Justus was working at the Edmond, OK Post Office the day that postal carrier Patrick Sherrill brought in three guns in his mail bag and killed fourteen of his co-workers and seriously injured six others. This personal account of the massacre is well-written and informative. Dale Justus recounts the horrific event he witnessed, provides a background on his co-workers who were affected by this tragedy, and details the government's response to the event that forever changed the U.S. Postal Service.

A gorgeous memorial fountain was placed at the Edmond Post Office to honor those killed there on August 20, 1986. Names of the victims are on plaques around the fountain whose focal point is a sculpture of a man and woman with a yellow ribbon.
ISBN Number: 9781462041978

Author(s): Dale Justus

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