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  • Sweden - Part 2

    49:42
    Are the Swedish brave enough to take surstromming into their shelter? Find my Patreon page  <a href=https://www.patreon.com/atomichobo> here</a>Introductory music: No More Forevers by IX. By kind permission of IX.Further music: SCP-x3x (I am Not OK)" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
  • Sweden - Part 1

    36:08
    The Soviets tried to call the Baltic "the sea of peace" but Sweden had a few objections. Especially as any disruptions to the Baltic "peace" seemed to be coming from the Soviets, not the Swedes. In this episode we look at how Sweden's position on the Baltic, uncomfortably close to the Soviet Union, drew her into the Cold War and nuclear tension even though she was a neutral state.
  • Four Minutes of Threads, Part 28

    32:56
    We reach the penultimate episode!
  • Fallout Shelters in US Schools

    50:38
    Back in the archives this week. We look at a US civil defence booklet from 1969 about fallout shelters in schools.
  • 1953: Churchill in Bermuda

    29:43
    Churchill and Eden head to Bermuda for a conference with Eisenhower.
  • No Nukes and Kisses

    24:43
    Churchill sails across the Atlantic to meet Eisenhower - the new US President. But even though they are allies and friends from the war, there will be no nukes and kisses from Ike.
  • Hurricane! Britain gets the bomb

    35:14
    Britain gets the bomb! Then gets left behind again...Join us on Patreon for bonus episodes at www.patreon.com/atomichobo
  • Why Australia?

    19:17
    Why did Britain choose Australia for its first nuclear test - and why did Australia say yes?Join me on Patreon for extra podcast episodes www.patreon.com/atomichoboThank you!
  • Four Minutes of Threads, Part 27

    41:36
    Ruth! Work! Up! In this episode we see the fine reward Ruth gets for rearing her child and guarding her from the ultimate horrors of the world. A bonus episode has been uploaded to my Patreon page for pod subscribers. It's another one on 1980s nuclear pop music. We look at RUSSIANS by Sting. You can get it here: www.patreon.com/atomichoboYou can get my book ATTACK WARNING RED: HOW BRITAIN PREPARED FOR NUCLEAR WAR HERE: https://linktr.ee/attackwarningredOr get a signed copy from me directly at www.juliemcdowall.comThank you.