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WJLA, February 07, 2013

Blizzard of 1978, a look back at the historic storm

As the northeast braces for a record-breaking winter storm, many are taking note that the storm would hit just after the 35th anniversary of the historic blizzard of 1978, which paralyzed the region with more than 2 feet of snow and hurricane force winds.

Two members of the U.S. Army 27th Engineers from Fort Bragg, N.C. move their bulldozers slowly toward downtown Boston as the city began to remove the record snowfall from the streets, seen in this Feb. 11, 1978 file photo.

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