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  • Hurricane! Britain gets the bomb

    Britain gets the bomb! Then gets left behind again...Join us on Patreon for bonus episodes at
  • Why Australia?

    Why did Britain choose Australia for its first nuclear test - and why did Australia say yes?Join me on Patreon for extra podcast episodes you!
  • Four Minutes of Threads, Part 27

    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: can get my book ATTACK WARNING RED: HOW BRITAIN PREPARED FOR NUCLEAR WAR HERE: get a signed copy from me directly at www.juliemcdowall.comThank you.
  • Canadians Don't Flap!

    Looking at a Canadian civil defence magazine from the 1960s, called Survival.Its main purpose was to overcome apathy amongst Canadians about nuclear war and civil defence, and it tried to do this with some humour!You can find the whole magazine on my Patreon page at
  • N.E.A.R.

    In the 1960s, America considered the N.E.A.R. system: a little black box you plug into the wall which acts as a personal air raid alarm.
  • Atomic Wonderland

    It's 1951 and Churchill is back in Downing Street - but is he living in "atomic wonderland"?You can support the podcast and get extra episodes here can make a one-off donation to the podcast here you can buy my book here you.
  • Sorry We Missed You!

    Clement Attlee's efforts in 1950 to make America promise to consult Britain before launching the nukes.<a href="">Join my Patreon here and get extra podcast episodes.</a><a href=""> Buy my book, ATTACK WARNING RED!, here </a>
  • Ted Turner's Doomsday Video

    The short video recorded by CNN which would be broadcast if nuclear war started.You can buy my book, ATTACK WARNING RED here: you can support the podcast and get extra episodes at Patreon here:
  • Four Minutes to Midnight - 1981 BBC lecture

    In 1981, Protect and Survive Monthly claimed they had been "attacked" in a BBC lecture. I found the lecture, and analyse it here. You can find it on YouTube at this link can buy a copy of my book, ATTACK WARNING RED: HOW BRITAIN PREPARED FOR NUCLEAR WAR here: you can join my Patreon here you for listening.