Protect and Survive

Atomic Links

Trinity Atomic Web Site Nuclear Weapons: History, Technology, and Consequences.
The High Energy Weapons Archive This site provides current information, technical data, and informative write-ups on the subject of nuclear weapons.
Nuclear Survival A comprehensive site including a great deal of information about nuclear weapons, nuclear survival skills, etc. The site also includes HTML versions of several US civil defence documents.
The Research Study Group This site aims to study and record the UK's Cold War defence infrastructure: e.g. radar stations, secret bunkers, communications networks, civil defence plans and propaganda. Their site includes a comprehensive description of the UK Civil Defence Programme of the 1980's, of which Protect and Survive was a part.
U.S. Nuclear Accidents
A large number of incidents mar the safety record of nuclear plants, facilities, bombers and ships. This site is a compilation of some of the known events involving nuclear devices and facilities.
Threads A 1985 British film about how nuclear war affects two families from Sheffield.
Threads Another site about this 1985 British film.
Civil Defence: You Duck and I'll Cover A site with details of the US Civil Defence Programme.
Duck and Cover Another archive of US Civil Defence Material.
The Bureau of Atomic Tourism The Bureau of Atomic Tourism is dedicated to the promotion of tourist locations around the world that have either been the site of atomic explosions, display exhibits on the development of atomic devices, or contain vehicles that were designed to deliver atomic weapons. 
Jayne Loader's Public Shelter Featuring scenes from "The Atomic Cafe" a superb film made entirely from nuclear test and propaganda films, military training films, news reel footage, radio broadcasts, and other sources.
Clay's Atomic Cafe Wav Page Featuring sounds from the film "The Atomic Cafe".
The Atomic Age at 50 Twenty-one experts reflect on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, their aftermath, and the future.
Fallout Protection: What to Know and Do About Nuclear Attack US Department of Defence leaflet from 1961 giving details on what to do in the event of a Nuclear attack. This is the American equivalent of Protect and Survive.
BlueWolf Survival Information A page of US Civil Defence literature. Scanned copies of old Civil Defence pamphlets, booklets, and books. The dates are various, but most are from the 1970's and 1980's.
Nuclear Survival Information This site is a collection of all the nuclear related information the author could find on the net for people searching for both survival and research purposes.
Public Information Films Public Information Films are made by the government to tell the nation about things they should know, how to behave and generally state the bleeding obvious. These include two films never transmitted about what to do in the event of a nuclear war (Action After Warnings and Casualties).
Come, Gentle Bombs Interesting thoughts about the effects of Protect and Survive and nuclear paranoia on 80s British culture by Andrew Rilstone
UK Civil Defence A site with comments on and a brief history of the UK Civil Defence programmes.
The Royal Observer Corps : 1925-1992 From 1957 the ROCs task was to observe and report the location and after-effects of a possible nuclear attack on the UK. They would report directly to the United Kingdom Warning and Monitoring Organisation (UKWMO).
BunkerMental A site with details and pictures of some Cold War sites in the UK.
Cold War History in Manchester A site about the secret underground telephone exchange and tunnels under Manchester city centre. These where built to survive an atomic attack on the city.

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Copyright 2002 George Coney
Last updated February 2002
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