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Nuclear war survival skills : lifesaving nuclear facts and self-help instructions

Author: Cresson H Kearny
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Updated and expanded 1987 editionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cresson H Kearny
ISBN: 9781510702059 1510702059
OCLC Number: 935528819
Description: 1 online resource.
Responsibility: Cresson H. Kearny ; foreword by Edward Teller ; introduction by Don Mann.

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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.

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