How to Survive the H-Bomb...and Why #2020

How to Survive the H-Bomb...and Why By Pat Frank How to Survive the H Bomb and Why Subject Hydrogen bomb Safety measures Subject Civil defense United States
  • Title: How to Survive the H-Bomb...and Why
  • Author: Pat Frank
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 126
  • Format: Hardcover
  • How to Survive the H-Bomb...and Why By Pat Frank Subject 650 Hydrogen bomb Safety measures.Subject 650 Civil defense United States.
    How to Survive the H-Bomb...and Why By Pat Frank
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    About "Pat Frank"

    1. Pat Frank

      Pat Frank was the lifelong nickname adopted by the American writer, newspaperman, and government consultant, who was born Harry Hart Frank and who is remembered today almost exclusively for his post apocalyptic novel Alas, Babylon Before the publication of his first novel Mr Adam launched his second career as novelist and independent writer, Frank spent many years as a journalist and information handler for several newspapers, agencies, and government bureaus His fiction and nonfiction books, stories, and articles made good use of his years of experience observing government and military bureaucracy and its malfunctions, and the threat of nuclear proliferation and annihilation After the success of Alas, Babylon, Frank concentrated on writing for magazines and journals, putting his beliefs and concerns to political use, and advising various government bodies In 1960 he served as a member of the Democratic National Committee In 1961, the year in which he received an American Heritage Foundation Award, he was consultant to the National Aeronautics and Space Council From 1963 through 1964 the Department of Defense made use of Frank s expertise and advice, and this consultancy turned out to be his last response to his country s call His other books include Mr Adam and Forbidden Area Biography courtesy of HarperCollins

    921 thoughts on “How to Survive the H-Bomb...and Why”

    1. This was a quick read I picked up in part because I had read the author s fictional account of a life after the balloon goes up aka mushroom clouds Alas, Babylon My interest in books like this stems from a historical curiosity, published in 1962, at the apex of Cold War Hydrogen bomb testing sabre rattling the perspective that nuclear war could be won and or participated in a scalable fashion was still on the table now an obvious anachronism.I liked the fact that an author of fiction undertook t [...]


    2. A dated book written in the late 1950s about surviving an atomic war Interesting reading if dated It also mentions a lot of Civil Defense programs that never got out of the planning stage or were quickly abandoned CONELRAD and NEAR for instance.


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