Take Cover, Spokane: A History of Backyard Bunkers, Basement Hideaways, and Public Fallout Shelters of the Cold War Lee OConnor

ISBN: 9781496094582

Published: February 24th 2014

Paperback

176 pages


Description

Take Cover, Spokane: A History of Backyard Bunkers, Basement Hideaways, and Public Fallout Shelters of the Cold War  by  Lee OConnor

Take Cover, Spokane: A History of Backyard Bunkers, Basement Hideaways, and Public Fallout Shelters of the Cold War by Lee OConnor
February 24th 2014 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 176 pages | ISBN: 9781496094582 | 7.25 Mb

Lee OConnor explores the fascinating subject of Spokanes backyard bunkers, basement hideaways, and public fallout shelters, in this book about an eastern Washington city that set its Cold War fears in cement. Take cover, Spokane, Washington. ThatMoreLee OConnor explores the fascinating subject of Spokanes backyard bunkers, basement hideaways, and public fallout shelters, in this book about an eastern Washington city that set its Cold War fears in cement. Take cover, Spokane, Washington. That thought propelled residents into a fallout shelter mania in the summer and fall of 1961.

It soon reached the point, Spokane humorist Kent Graybill recalled, where if you werent at least planning a shelter in the basement or under the petunia bed, you were practically un-American. Years earlier, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev had bellowed at the capitalist countries, We will bury you! In the midst of Spokanes obsession with shelter digging, Spokanite Mrs.

June G. Potter observed, Maybe Khrushchev wont have to bury us after all-we seem to be doing it for him.



Enter the sum





Related Archive Books



Related Books


Comments

Comments for "Take Cover, Spokane: A History of Backyard Bunkers, Basement Hideaways, and Public Fallout Shelters of the Cold War":


ubihealth-project.eu

©2011-2015 | DMCA | Contact us