Survive the Bomb: The Radioactive Citizen's Guide to Nuclear Survival

Survive the Bomb The Radioactive Citizen s Guide to Nuclear Survival The launch of Russia s Sputnik satellite in began an era where American citizens were haunted by fears of annihilation Baby Boomers will remember Bert the Turtle who instructed them how to duck

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  • Title: Survive the Bomb: The Radioactive Citizen's Guide to Nuclear Survival
  • Author: Eric G. Swedin
  • ISBN: 9781610602662
  • Page: 124
  • Format: ebook
  • The launch of Russia s Sputnik satellite in 1957 began an era where American citizens were haunted by fears of annihilation Baby Boomers will remember Bert the Turtle, who instructed them how to duck and cover Survive the Bomb documents other U.S government efforts to calm the collective psyche with nuclear survival handouts These cheerful and naive representationsThe launch of Russia s Sputnik satellite in 1957 began an era where American citizens were haunted by fears of annihilation Baby Boomers will remember Bert the Turtle, who instructed them how to duck and cover Survive the Bomb documents other U.S government efforts to calm the collective psyche with nuclear survival handouts These cheerful and naive representations unintentionally inspired countless schoolchildren to question authority at an early age This strange era reached its peak in 1962 with the Cuban Missile Crisis, lasting at least until the fall of the Berlin Wall The nightmare still lingers today with the terrorist threat of dirty bombs and efforts by countries like Iran and North Korea to build their own nuclear arsenals In addition to Civil Defense brochures and pamphlets from the period, Survive the Bomb includes Aftermath descriptions and casualty estimates at various distances from a nuclear blast Civil Defense reports and recommendations to the United States Congress and President Declassified nuclear wargame scenarios where the Department of Defense imagined the unimaginable An introduction and commentaries by Cold War historian Eric G Swedin

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    1. Having just read The Atomic Times: My H-Bomb Year at the Pacific Proving GroundI thought this would make an interesting follow-up since it deals with how the US Government was marketing the nuclear age to the general population. The majority of the book is reprints of brochures, cards, and reports issued by the Civil Defense to Americans that take the bizarre tone of hyper-cheerful, can-do patriotism and paranoia. Imagine a "Leave it to Beaver" episode mashed up with the 1950s movie Battle Benea [...]

    2. This is a HILARIOUS look at the justifiable paranoia surrounding the ATOMIC AGE in the the late 40's the 50's and the 60's.DUCK AND COVER!Many parts of this book are re-printed U.S. Government pamphlets that are strangely funny and very frightful at the same time. If you want to know how to build a bomb shelter.'s here.If you want to learn how to survive without a shelter it's here.Actually. was all for naught was a waste of timeing but a placebo for a worried public. IF there was nuclear war th [...]

    3. There was a decent amount of interesting information and a lot of documentation I've never seen before, but the huge need for editing and the abrupt connections made reading it a bit too much of a chore.

    4. What a fun way to present this information! It was both informative and fun to read. I feel prepared for the Cold War.

    5. Not what I expected, but still cool. Not a lot of new writing, but cool lots of cool reproductions of Cold War survival booklets and wallet cards.

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