You may or may not be old enough to remember the old “duck and cover” days. There was a time when the average elementary school was designated a “fall out shelter” and schoolchildren were taught to take cover under their desks in case Soviet missiles were headed their way. Well, the fact is, in an age of “suitcase nukes” and the threat of terrorist “dirty bombs,” there are very real measures that can and should be taken in the event of a nuclear attack. Arguably, the threat of a terrorist nuke outpaces the days when the Warsaw Pact and NATO rattled their sabers at each other. That’s why Physicians for Civil Defense is campaigning for more awareness of these measures.
Click here to read about the 1950’s nuke survival skills you need to know today.