Protect and Survive

Protect and Survive: the 1970’s guide to surviving a Nuclear attack against Britain

Help, help, the bad guys are threatening to fire a nuclear missile at us and I don’t have a clue about how to survive the attack! Don’t worry, the British government have everything you need to know to help you and your family stay alive during such an event. Just watch the following series of videos and follow the advice to the letter!

I don’t know if the government of the day actually believed we could survive or not. I suspect the videos were created to prevent panic rather than to safeguard lives, though I do like the idea that we could survive nuclear fallout with nothing more than a few spare suitcases against a wall.

The final minutes of the video are the most useful – what to do if a member of your family dies whilst you are nestled in your safe zone!

Hayden Yale

Child of the 80's. Born, raised and living in the Cheshire countryside, England.Lover of fan art, especially if it is based on my childhood heroes from Masters of the Universe, Thundercats, Transformers and TMNT. Penchant for almost anything retro, especially movies, games and art.

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