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The Resource "In case atom bombs fall" : an anthology of governmental explanations, instructions and warnings from the 1940s to the 1960s, edited by Michael Scheibach

"In case atom bombs fall" : an anthology of governmental explanations, instructions and warnings from the 1940s to the 1960s, edited by Michael Scheibach

Label
"In case atom bombs fall" : an anthology of governmental explanations, instructions and warnings from the 1940s to the 1960s
Title
"In case atom bombs fall"
Title remainder
an anthology of governmental explanations, instructions and warnings from the 1940s to the 1960s
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michael Scheibach
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book provides a sampling of civil defense publications issued by government agencies and organizations during the early atomic era. Sections cover the impact and power of the atomic bomb, radioactive fallout, women and the home, the importance of being prepared, civil defense in schools, fallout shelters, evacuation plans, and, finally, the call for "peace or ... else"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Scheibach, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civil defense
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Cold War
Label
"In case atom bombs fall" : an anthology of governmental explanations, instructions and warnings from the 1940s to the 1960s, edited by Michael Scheibach
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Prologue: This Is civil defense -- PART 1. THE A-BOMB: Hiroshima ; Atomic basics ; Operation Crossroads ; Understanding the atomic bomb ; Six survival secrets for atomic attacks -- PART 2. RADIOACTIVE FALLOUT: From "Initial" to "Lingering" fallout ; Facts About fallout ; Nuclear fallout ; Radioactivity Is nothing new ; Fallout on the farm -- PART 3. WOMEN AND THE HOME: The bomb and the baby ; Women in civil defense ; At home!! Are you prepared ; Grandma's pantry ; Home Defense Corps ; Home defense can help you prepare now ; Medical aides -- PART 4. BE PREPARED: Home Defense Pledge ; Operation Alert ; CONELRAD ; If you have had no warning in an A-Bomb attack ; Look to the sky ; Plane spotters ; What to do If you're bombed ; Before and during an atomic attack ; Facts about the H Bomb ; Don't panic ; 3 Minutes of your time ; Common sense -- PART 5. DUCK AND COVER: "Atomics" in education ; Atomic activities ; The National Defense Pattern ; Prepare for the worst ; School shelters -- PART 6. FIND SHELTER: Survival requirements ; Shelter supplies ; Shelter from fallout ; Shelter preparation ; Before disaster strikes ; Know how to survive ; If an attack occurs -- PART 7. EVACUATE: Highways for Civil Defense ; Evacuation guide ; Will to survive ; Value of shelters ; Survival of the fittest ; Evacuation rules and routes ; 4 Wheels to survival ; Don't be there -- PART 8. PEACE ... OR ELSE: It could happen here! ; "Atoms for Peace" ; Nuclear Test Ban Treaty -- Postscript: First steps toward recovery ; Save this book -- Bibliography of Civil Defense publications, 1950-1965
Control code
368032232
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
ix, 218 pages
Isbn
9780786445417
Lccn
2009025965
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
"In case atom bombs fall" : an anthology of governmental explanations, instructions and warnings from the 1940s to the 1960s, edited by Michael Scheibach
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Prologue: This Is civil defense -- PART 1. THE A-BOMB: Hiroshima ; Atomic basics ; Operation Crossroads ; Understanding the atomic bomb ; Six survival secrets for atomic attacks -- PART 2. RADIOACTIVE FALLOUT: From "Initial" to "Lingering" fallout ; Facts About fallout ; Nuclear fallout ; Radioactivity Is nothing new ; Fallout on the farm -- PART 3. WOMEN AND THE HOME: The bomb and the baby ; Women in civil defense ; At home!! Are you prepared ; Grandma's pantry ; Home Defense Corps ; Home defense can help you prepare now ; Medical aides -- PART 4. BE PREPARED: Home Defense Pledge ; Operation Alert ; CONELRAD ; If you have had no warning in an A-Bomb attack ; Look to the sky ; Plane spotters ; What to do If you're bombed ; Before and during an atomic attack ; Facts about the H Bomb ; Don't panic ; 3 Minutes of your time ; Common sense -- PART 5. DUCK AND COVER: "Atomics" in education ; Atomic activities ; The National Defense Pattern ; Prepare for the worst ; School shelters -- PART 6. FIND SHELTER: Survival requirements ; Shelter supplies ; Shelter from fallout ; Shelter preparation ; Before disaster strikes ; Know how to survive ; If an attack occurs -- PART 7. EVACUATE: Highways for Civil Defense ; Evacuation guide ; Will to survive ; Value of shelters ; Survival of the fittest ; Evacuation rules and routes ; 4 Wheels to survival ; Don't be there -- PART 8. PEACE ... OR ELSE: It could happen here! ; "Atoms for Peace" ; Nuclear Test Ban Treaty -- Postscript: First steps toward recovery ; Save this book -- Bibliography of Civil Defense publications, 1950-1965
Control code
368032232
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
ix, 218 pages
Isbn
9780786445417
Lccn
2009025965
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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