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|Author||: Cresson H. Kearny|
A field-tested guide to surviving a nuclear attack, written by a revered civil defense expert. This edition of Cresson H. Kearny’s iconic Nuclear War Survival Skills (originally published in 1979), updated by Kearny himself in 1987 and again in 2001, offers expert advice for ensuring your family’s safety should the worst come to pass. Chock-full of practical instructions and preventative measures, Nuclear War Survival Skills is based on years of meticulous scientific research conducted by Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Featuring a new introduction by ex-Navy SEAL Don Mann, this book also includes: instructions for six different fallout shelters, myths and facts about the dangers of nuclear weapons, tips for maintaining an adequate food and water supply, a foreword by “the father of the hydrogen bomb,” physicist Dr. Edward Teller, and an “About the Author” note by Eugene P. Wigner, physicist and Nobel Laureate. Written at a time when global tensions were at their peak, Nuclear War Survival Skills remains relevant in the dangerous age in which we now live.
|Author||: Macallister Anderson|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform|
A nuclear war is possibly the most terrible man-made disaster that could happen. Having the knowledge and learning the survival skills required for such an emergency can make the difference between surviving a nuclear war for you and your loved one and not. Be prepare now! A primary characteristic of any armed conflict or war is the destruction of life and property. Countries attempt to protect their civilian populations, both by maintaining a strong military and by establishing internally displaced person (IDP) camps to which refugees can relocate under the care of the government. Personal preparation is, however, just as important, if not more important, towards surviving a war. Knowing what to do and being prepared beforehand is a crucial way of giving yourself and your family a better survival chance. The first thing that you will need is information on what to expect and how to prepare. This information will guide your actions. The purpose of this book is specifically to provide the information you need to survive a nuclear war. Discover some methods of warfare, as well as the different survival techniques used during times of war. Find out about the different kinds of warfare that have occurred in human history, and that still prevail today. See various statistics and analysis which will give you to more knowledge about what it takes to survive a possible nuclear war and wars overall. What are nuclear weapons, what effects do they have and who possesses them? Nuclear weapons are classified as weapons of mass destruction. Ever since they were invented, Governments from around the World have attempted to control how these weapons are developed and used. Nuclear bombs are so powerful that it is possible for a whole city to be devastated by a nuclear device that is the same size as a conventional bomb. Find out much more inside! Reduce your stress and fear, and increase significantly your readiness for surviving a nuclear war by learning the required survival skills and equipment you need. Inside, discover How to build, maintain and use shelters Carbon monoxide and fire protection Preparing supplies of food and water Meters for radioactive fallout Lighting for your shelter Shelter sanitation and preventive medicine Self-treatment and medication Shelter furnishings Having protective and clothing items Ensuring Safety What to do when a war is imminent Things to do before an attack What to do during an attack Minimum pre-crisis preparation Scroll back up and grab your copy today!
|Author||: Eric G. Swedin|
|Editor||: Zenith Press|
Attention, citizens and fellow travelers of the Cold War: Survive the Bomb is your familys ultimate fallout shelter companion. Keep this book at the ready next to the emergency drinking water and vacuum-packed canned meats and vegetables for that moment when the saber-rattling between the worlds superpowers turns Atomic. Here are all the tips and information youll need to keep your family safe and secure:· A convenient set of Civil Defense carrying cards for your wallet or purse· Steps for the home handyman toward building a well-furnished fallout shelter· How to convert your homes snack bar into a cozy secondary shelter· A checklist of items youll need close at hand while awaiting the all-clear message from local authorities· An Operation Survival! comic, including a crossword puzzle and quiz for the kids· Revealing studies, reports, and recommendations to the United States Congress and President· Wargame scenarios, aftermath descriptions, and casualty estimates at various distances from a nuclear blast· An introduction and commentaries by Cold War historian Eric G. Swedin Be alert and be prepared. Dont let a little thing like an atomic particle spoil your day.
|Author||: Nevil Shute|
|Editor||: Wildside Press LLC|
"On the Beach" is a 1957 post-apocalyptic novel written by British-Australian author Nevil Shute after he emigrated to Australia. The novel details the experiences of a mixed group of people in Melbourne as they await the arrival of deadly radiation spreading towards them from the northern hemisphere following a nuclear war a year previously. As the radiation approaches each person deals with their impending death in different ways.
The purpose of this book is to provide Americans with information and instructions that will significantly increase their chances of surviving a possible nuclear attack. It brings together field-tested instructions that, if followed by a large fraction of Americans during a crisis that preceded an attack, could save millions of lives. The author is convinced that the vulnerability of our country to nuclear threat or attack must be reduced and that the wide dissemination of the information contained in this book would help achieve that objective of our overall defense strategy.
|Author||: Philip Wylie|
|Editor||: Open Road Media|
A graduate student stumbles across an insidious plot to unleash nuclear terror on America’s greatest cities in a blood-chillingly prescient tale from one of thriller fiction’s twentieth-century masters Personable, good-looking, and a whiz at physics, graduate student Allan Diffenduffer “Duff” Bogan has a bright future ahead of him. But while staying at the home of an invalid widow in Florida, Duff makes a discovery that freezes his blood: a cache of uranium hidden in the locked closet of a fellow guest. The FBI is initially skeptical, but Duff knows all too well what his findings portend. Suddenly, not only is his future in jeopardy, the fate of millions of Americans hangs in the balance as well. If he cannot expose the horrific plot his nation’s enemies set in motion years before, entire cities will be reduced to piles of radioactive rubble in an unthinkable nuclear nightmare stretching from coast to coast. And time, it seems, is rapidly running out.
|Author||: Kate Brown|
|Editor||: W. W. Norton & Company|
A chilling exposé of the international effort to minimize the health and environmental consequences of nuclear radiation in the wake of Chernobyl. Dear Comrades! Since the accident at the Chernobyl power plant, there has been a detailed analysis of the radioactivity of the food and territory of your population point. The results show that living and working in your village will cause no harm to adults or children. So began a pamphlet issued by the Ukrainian Ministry of Health—which, despite its optimistic beginnings, went on to warn its readers against consuming local milk, berries, or mushrooms, or going into the surrounding forest. This was only one of many misleading bureaucratic manuals that, with apparent good intentions, seriously underestimated the far-reaching consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe. After 1991, international organizations from the Red Cross to Greenpeace sought to help the victims, yet found themselves stymied by post-Soviet political circumstances they did not understand. International diplomats and scientists allied to the nuclear industry evaded or denied the fact of a wide-scale public health disaster caused by radiation exposure. Efforts to spin the story about Chernobyl were largely successful; the official death toll ranges between thirty-one and fifty-four people. In reality, radiation exposure from the disaster caused between 35,000 and 150,000 deaths in Ukraine alone. No major international study tallied the damage, leaving Japanese leaders to repeat many of the same mistakes after the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011. Drawing on a decade of archival research and on-the-ground interviews in Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus, Kate Brown unveils the full breadth of the devastation and the whitewash that followed. Her findings make clear the irreversible impact of man-made radioactivity on every living thing; and hauntingly, they force us to confront the untold legacy of decades of weapons-testing and other nuclear incidents, and the fact that we are emerging into a future for which the survival manual has yet to be written.
|Author||: Don Mann|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
It’s important to be prepared for any contingency, and you can do that by carrying a survival kit in your pack. Here, survival expert Don Mann explains the differences between survival kits for warm weather, cold climate, and overwater. Basic items for each are listed, as are the basic items that SEALs always take with them. Tips on how to prepare your kit and become familiar with its contents are covered. Mann also touches on basic food, water, shelter, fire-starting materials, first aid, and much more. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a range of books for readers interested in military tactics and skills. We publish content provided by or of interest to the U.S. Army, Army Rangers, the U.S. Navy, Navy SEALs, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Marine Corps, and the Department of Defense. Our books cover topics such as survival, emergency medicine, weapons, guns, weapons systems, hand-to-hand combat, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
|Author||: Michael Tylers|
|Editor||: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP|
Few apocalypses are as scary as nuclear war. What could be more horrifying than doom humans bring upon themselves? Readers of this ultimate survival guide will go on a spine-chilling adventure through a nuclear war. They'll learn tips to survive the extreme destruction. Readers will also learn about cause and effect, and problems and solutions, which are standards of the English Language Arts Common Core. Full-color photographs and a striking design heighten the suspense of this jarring journey.
|Author||: William Golding|
|Editor||: Faber & Faber|
A plane crashes on a desert island and the only survivors, a group of schoolboys, assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued. By day they inhabit a land of bright fantastic birds and dark blue seas, but at night their dreams are haunted by the image of a terrifying beast. As the boys' delicate sense of order fades, so their childish dreams are transformed into something more primitive, and their behaviour starts to take on a murderous, savage significance. First published in 1954, Lord of the Flies is one of the most celebrated and widely read of modern classics. Now fully revised and updated, this educational edition includes chapter summaries, comprehension questions, discussion points, classroom activities, a biographical profile of Golding, historical context relevant to the novel and an essay on Lord of the Flies by William Golding entitled 'Fable'. Aimed at Key Stage 3 and 4 students, it also includes a section on literary theory for advanced or A-level students. The educational edition encourages original and independent thinking while guiding the student through the text - ideal for use in the classroom and at home.
|Author||: Garrett M. Graff|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
The shocking truth about the government’s secret plans to survive a catastrophic attack on US soil—even if the rest of us die—is “a frightening eye-opener” (Kirkus Reviews) that spans the dawn of the nuclear age to today, and "contains everything one could possibly want to know" (The Wall Street Journal). Every day in Washington, DC, the blue-and-gold first Helicopter Squadron, codenamed “MUSSEL,” flies over the Potomac River. As obvious as the Presidential motorcade, most people assume the squadron is a travel perk for VIPs. They’re only half right: while the helicopters do provide transport, the unit exists to evacuate high-ranking officials in the event of a terrorist or nuclear attack on the capital. In the event of an attack, select officials would be whisked by helicopters to a ring of secret bunkers around Washington, even as ordinary citizens were left to fend for themselves. “In exploring the incredible lengths (and depths) that successive administrations have gone to in planning for the aftermath of a nuclear assault, Graff deftly weaves a tale of secrecy and paranoia” (The New York Times Book Review) with details "that read like they've been ripped from the pages of a pulp spy novel" (Vice). For more than sixty years, the US government has been developing secret Doomsday strategies to protect itself, and the multibillion-dollar Continuity of Government (COG) program takes numerous forms—from its potential to evacuate the Liberty Bell from Philadelphia to the plans to launch nuclear missiles from a Boeing-747 jet flying high over Nebraska. Garrett M. Graff sheds light on the inner workings of the 650-acre compound, called Raven Rock, just miles from Camp David, as well as dozens of other bunkers the government built for its top leaders during the Cold War, from the White House lawn to Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado to Palm Beach, Florida, and the secret plans that would have kicked in after a Cold War nuclear attack to round up foreigners and dissidents and nationalize industries. Equal parts a presidential, military, and cultural history, Raven Rock tracks the evolution of the government plan and the threats of global war from the dawn of the nuclear era through the War on Terror.
|Author||: Cade Courtley|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
Think and act like a Navy SEAL and you can survive anything. You can live scared—or be prepared. “We never thought it would happen to us.” From random shootings to deadly wildfires to terrorist attacks, the reality is that modern life is unpredictable and dangerous. Don’t live in fear or rely on luck. Learn the SEAL mindset: Be prepared, feel confident, step up, and know exactly how to survive any life-threatening situation. Former Navy SEAL and preeminent American survivalist Cade Courtley delivers step-by-step instructions anyone can master in this illustrated, user-friendly guide. You’ll learn to think like a SEAL and how to: improvise weapons from everyday items * pack a go bag* escape mass-shootings * treat injuries at the scene* subdue a hijacker * survive extreme climates * travel safely abroad* defend against animal attacks * survive pandemic * and much more Don’t be taken by surprise. Don’t be a target. Fight back, protect yourself, and beat the odds with the essential manual no one in the twenty-first century should be without. BE A SURVIVOR, NOT A STATISTIC!
|Author||: Bruce D. Clayton|
Protecting your family from terrorism in today's world requires an astonishing breadth of knowledge on topics ranging from microbiology and radiological defence to proper waste storage, government disaster response, and escape routes to and from where you live and work. In this book, Dr. Clayton takes a look at today's terrorist threats, assesses their dangers realistically, and explains in practical terms what you can do to reduce your risks. Hopefully your family will never be the victims of a terrorist attack, but after September, 11, do you want to bet on it? Where your loved one's lives are at stake, you can't afford to be naive or make mistakes. Besides, the information in this book is useful for other kinds of emergency, from a natural disaster to an outbreak of an infectious disease to domestic upheaval. The book will scare you, educate you, entertain you, and make you think. Most importantly, it will prepare you for life after terrorism.
|Author||: Jim Cobb|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
Prepare your home and family for any life-threatening catastrophe with this step-by-step survivalist guide filled with techniques, strategies, and DIY projects from a lifelong prepping expert The preparation you make for a hurricane, earthquake or other short-term disaster will not keep you alive in the event of widespread social collapse caused by pandemic, failure of the grid or other long-term crises. Government pamphlets and other prepping books tell you how to hold out through an emergency until services are restored. This book teaches you how to survive when nothing returns to normal for weeks, months or even years, including: Practical water collection for drinking and hygiene Storing, growing, hunting and foraging for food First aid and medical treatments when there’s no doctor Techniques and tactics for fortifying and defending your home Community-building strategies for creating a new society
|Author||: N. E. MacDougald|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
The Apocalypse could arrive at any moment, but with Surviving the Apocalypse, you'll be well-prepared and well-trained enough to survive any disaster—even the end of the world as we know it. Being prepared for what’s out there is important—you have to know what to do when everything falls apart. Knowing how to survive the end of the world as we know it will prepare you for anything and everything that could possibly go wrong. From packing the proper survival kit, to surviving on the battlefield, being physically fit, and coping in the event of a socio-economic collapse, Soldier of Fortune magazine, along with N. E. MacDougald, will make sure that you’re never caught off-guard in any situation, from natural and economic disasters to pandemics and civil unrest—even nuclear war. The purpose of this book is to provide the reader with real-world, practical information that will help them to not only survive, but thrive during a period that is likely not just another downturn in the economic cycle, but according the many experts, instead the beginning of a long downward slide, and possibly the very peak in our 10,000-year experiment of civilization. While you may not plan on being in a war zone, you never know what will happen, so the best thing to always do is be prepared. Whether it's learning how to barter and haggle, how to get the proper camouflage, or how to choose the right weapon for any situation, MacDougald and Surviving the Apocalypse will give you the training and knowledge that goes into surviving any and every dangerous situation imaginable.