We will spare you the details about how this booklet was brought to
attention, but if we had to symbolically summarize how it happened we
would have to say that Jesus knocked at our door and personally
What a close cooperator has done for us was to transform it into a
pdf format book which makes it available to all of you.
You may think that a 1963 instruction book on how to survive a
nuclear attack is pathetically outmoded. After all, it is almost 50
years old and technology has advanced tremendously since then.
Well dear brothers and sisters - we will be reduced to the
technological level of those days, or before, so quickly that, if we are fortunate
battery operated short wave radio will be our only source of
communication. Therefore, the advice in this booklet is quite current.
In 1963 the Home Office and Central Office of Information distributed
this handbook for the Civil Defence, Police and Fire Services to advise
the public in Great Britain on what to do in the event of a nuclear
The booklet told people what to do to protect themselves, their
family and their home.
From how to build an outdoor fall-out shelter and put together a
survival pack, to what to do if a warning sounds. This is a terrifying
glimpse of life under the threat of nuclear attack... and trust
us - you have no idea how threatened we really are.
You may access the booklet by Clicking Here
- courtesy of Her Majesty's
Stationery Office, 1963