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"Fallout Protection: What to Know and Do About Nuclear Attack" booklet

Object Number: 2016.027.0001
Category: Books
Type of Object: Booklet
Dimensions: 7 3/4 × 5 1/8 × 1/8 in. (19.7 × 13 × 0.3 cm)
Medium: Paper, Metal
Description
Booklet titled "Fallout Protection: What to Know and Do About Nuclear Attack", published in December 1961 by the Department of Defense Office of Civil Defense, 46 pages.

In the introduction, written by Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, the pamphlet is described as containing the latest scientific information about the effects of thermonuclear attack, as well as a description of the national civil defense program.
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