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Survival Under Atomic Attack - Boston

Survival Under Atomic Attack - Boston

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Published by rlnac
Survival Under Atomic Attack
City of Boston version
February 21, 1951
Survival Under Atomic Attack
City of Boston version
February 21, 1951

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SURVIVALUNDER
ATOMICATTACK
CITYOF
BOSTON
MASSACHUSETTS
DEPARTMENTOFCIVIL
DEFENSE
JOHNB.HYNES
MAYOR
JOSEPHL.MALONE
DIRECTOR
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THEOfFICIALU.S.GOVERNMENTBOOKLET
 
CITYOFBOSTON
DEPARTMENTOFCIVILDEFENSE
February
2I,I95I.
AMESSAGETOTHECITIZENSOFBOSTON
ThefollowingquotationsfromUNITEDSTATESCIVILDEFENSEindicatetheneedforseriouscon-siderationbyallofourcitizensofthepamphletentitled"SurvivalUnderAtomicAttack.""Thecivildefenseprogramforthiscountrymustbeinconstantreadinessbecauseforthefirsttimein
I36
yearsanenemyhasthepowertoattackourcitiesinstrongforce,andforthefirsttimeinourhistorythatattackmaycomesud-denly,withlittleornowarning."Grantedafewminuteswarning,casualtiescouldbereducedbyover
50
percentthroughproperorganizationandtrainingincivildefense.Moreimportant,civildefensecouldspellthedifferencebetweendefeatwithslaveryforourpeopleandvictoryinawarthrustuponus."IamthereforerequestingthattheofficialUnitedStatesgovernmentbooklet"SurvivalUnderAtomicAttack"bepublishedbytheCityofBostonDepart-mentofCivilDefensetotheendthatthecitizensofBostonmay·bebetterinformedonprotectivemeasurestobetakenbyindividualsandfamiliestomeetthethreatofatomicbombing.
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