Tag: hydrogen bomb
In 1961, the Observer-Tribune reported that 48 local residents completed a 12-hour course in Family and Personal Survival at West Morris Regional High School, in cooperation with the Morris County Division of Civilian Defense. The course covered the effects of radioactive fallout, protecting your family from danger, protection from natural disasters, heat and blast effects from hydrogen bombs, and general personal and family planning. The course was so popular that 16 people signed up immediately when the second course was announced for the following January.
Fifty-five people from the local area attended a 3-hour adult class on Personal and Family Survival at West Morris Regional High School, in 1961. Topics discussed included Russia’s present preparedness, the need for personal readiness as a deterrent to war, a film of the hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll, and the effects of a 20-megaton nuclear detonation. Source: Observer-Tribune