How to survive Atomic Attack!!

Discussion in 'Postwar' started by Gerard, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. Gerard

    Gerard Seelow/Prora

    Here is a link to a site which has published "Survival under aTomic Attack" a US pamphlet issued following Soviet Atomic testing:

    Survival Under Atomic Attack (1950)

    Anyone got any other links telling us how to survive???? :lol:
  2. chrisharley9

    chrisharley9 Senior Member

    Protect and Survive

    This one is always good for a giggle - having served out in BAOR during the cold war we always thought these films were bloody funny as we knew nobody really had a hope in hell of surviving

  3. Gerard

    Gerard Seelow/Prora

    Just watched one of these - really frightening to see what was prevalent a few years ago
  4. Capt.Sensible

    Capt.Sensible Well-Known Member

    From what I remember of my training during my short but inglorious military career the manual stated something like 'Upon sensing a nuclear detonation, clsoe your eyes, face away from the blast and lie on the ground with your hands underneath your body'. This advice was widely interpreted to mean you would then be a position to shoot yourself in order to avoid a terrible death by serious burns and/or radiation poisening...


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