Survival Under Atomic Attack

A reader named John, commenting on the WHY STUDY SCIENCE? thread, asked to see a film about surviving atomic attack. Here it is, John!

(There's no static image on the screen, but just click the PLAY button on the bottom of the viewing window.)

     Posted By: Paul - Wed Sep 24, 2008
     Category: Armageddon and Apocalypses | Disasters | History | Military | Movies | Patriotism | Technology | War | Weapons | Reader Recommendation | 1950s | Yesterday’s Tomorrows

Yea, I remember once when our school got nuked. I think I was in the 3rd grade. We all ducked under our desks and were saved! I personally killed 4 rankens once when I was in the Navy.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 09/24/08 at 11:23 AM
Expat47--and lived to tell the tale!
Posted by Paul on 09/24/08 at 11:43 AM
Thank God for the lead plumbing that no doubt saved your life.
Posted by kingmonkey in Athens, Ontario on 09/24/08 at 11:47 AM
Don't forget the lead paint, which shielded us from the radiation!
Posted by BikerPuppy on 09/24/08 at 12:06 PM
You could ride it out inside a fridge, like Harrison Ford did!
Posted by Paul on 09/24/08 at 12:26 PM
God! I love this site!
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 09/25/08 at 01:20 AM
John--the SIMPSONS does great "edu-film" parodies as well!
Posted by Paul on 09/25/08 at 01:13 PM
My wife is a Russian (lived in Estonia most of her life). She's told me about how her teachers also drilled the fear of nuclear war into her. Of course, the flip side was that she was always told about the greedy, heartless Americans being the villains, and not the heroic, humble Soviets.

Here in Canada, I'm sure my parents thought that both the USSR and USA were entirely governed by lunatics.
Posted by kingmonkey in Athens, Ontario on 09/25/08 at 02:31 PM
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