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Armageddon Insurance

Civil Defense in the United States and Soviet Union, 1945–1991 (The New Cold War History)

Edward M. Geist

The dangerous, decades-long arms race between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War begged a fundamental question: how did these superpowers actually plan to survive a nuclear strike? In Armageddon Insurance, the first historical account of Soviet civil defense and a pioneering reappraisal of its American counterpart, Edward M....
Publish Date
January 7
Goodreads rating
Mar 02, 2021
@MaraWilson 1) Duck and Cover was not a useless as it looks to us today. For 1950 it was solid advice. 2) The Soviets also had a Civil Defense program. Nearly all nuclear nations did at some point. An excellent book on the Soviet and US Civil Defense programs is:      source