Training for Civil Defense

January 1962
New Republic;1/15/62, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p20
Stresses the importance of training for civil defense in the U.S. View of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Civil Defense Steuart L. Pittman on the role of fallout shelters in nuclear attacks and the requirements of civil defense; Problem of recovery in the post attack phase of the nuclear warfare; Responsibility of the state and local governments for civil defense; Suggestion for the U.S. to emulate Canada which turned over civil defense to the U.S. National Guard in 1961.


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