Personal and Family Survival (Historic Reference Edition): The Historic Cold-War-Era Manual For Preparing For Emergency Shelter Survival And Civil Def (Paperback)
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A Vintage Manual for Historic Study of Cold-War-Era Family and Personal Survival and Shelter Preparation
This deluxe, unabridged reprint Historic Reference Edition of the U.S. Office of Civil Defense 1966 manual Personal and Family Survival recounts a bygone time when Americans prepared for personal and family security. This historic study in emergency preparedness is worthwhile reading for anyone interested in cold-war history, the development and use of fallout shelters in the 1960-1970s, emergency survival, and having your family well prepared for when disaster strikes, be it a powerful storm, epidemic, local emergency, or other large-scale shutdown of daily economic operations.
Topics in the book include advice from the U.S. Federal Government during the 1960s on preparedness for the worst disasters. Included are chapters on information about the once-ubiquitous U.S. Office of Civil Defense and its purpose and operations, the threat of atomic weapons and radioactive fallout from the 1960s, how fallout shelters were constructed in the 1960s and how they were stocked with supplies, information about public fallout shelters of the day, how to prepare for fallout protection at the home and the farm, how to stock supplies for family and community emergency response, and how to recover from emergencies common to the 1960s, including weather-related disasters and nuclear weapons use.
This book makes a good gift for historic study for people interested in the cold-war history or old techniques and approaches for family and personal preparedness for emergencies from a bygone era. Although much of the information in this manual is outdated for the current day, some of its information may be useful for preparing for local disasters and keeping prepped for whatever comes your way.
A part of the Doublebit Historic Personal Preparedness Library: Volume 1
This Doublebit Historic Reference Edition reprint of Personal and Family Survival is professionally restored and presented from the original source with the highest degree of fidelity possible, including inspiration from the original first-edition cover. Available in both paperback and hardcover, readers can enjoy this Historic Reference Edition for generations and learn from its timeless knowledge for years to come.
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Sometimes we need to remember our history to move forward. Sometimes, remembering our heritage is just fun or inspirational. With technology playing a major role in everyday life, sometimes we need to take a step back in time to find those basic building blocks used for gaining mastery - the things that we have luckily not completely lost and has been recorded in books over the last two centuries. These skills aren't forgotten, they've just been shelved. It's time to unshelve them once again and reclaim the lost knowledge of self-sufficiency
As a part of the Doublebit Historic Reference Edition reprints collection, this unabridged volume is reprinted in the exact form as it was presented in the original publication. Both important and minor details have equally both been accounted for by our publishing staff, down to the cover, font, layout, and images. It is the goal of Doublebit Historic Reference Edition series to preserve outdoors heritage, but also be cherished as collectible pieces, worthy of collection in any outdoorsperson's library and that can be passed to future generations.