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TitleBracing for armageddon [electronic resource] : why civil defense never worked
Author Dee Garrison
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006
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Descript 1 online resource (xiii, 242 p.) : ill


This text presents a survey of the US government's civil defense plans from World War II. It argues that the purpose of federal civil defense was to legitimize deterrence policy and the arms race through false assurances to the masses that they could survive nuclear war

Civil defense -- United States Nuclear warfare United States -- Military policy


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