NWSS Contents
Edition Notes

Table of Contents
Foreword

Buy NWSS Book

About the Author

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Ch 1: The Dangers from Nuclear Weapons: Myths and Facts

Ch 2: Warnings and Communications

Ch. 3: Psychological Preparations

Ch. 4: Evacuation

Ch. 5: Shelter, the Greatest Need

Ch. 6: Ventilation and Cooling of Shelters

Ch. 7: Protection Against Fires and Carbon Monoxide

Ch. 8: Water

Ch. 9: Food

Ch. 10: Fallout Radiation Meters

Ch. 11: Light

Ch. 12: Shelter Sanitation and Preventive Medicine

Ch. 13: Surviving Without Doctors

Ch. 14: Expedient Shelter Furnishings

Ch. 15: Improvised Clothing and Protective Items

Ch. 16: Minimum Pre-Crisis Preparations

Ch. 17:
Permanent Family Fallout Shelters for Dual Use


Ch. 18: Trans-Pacific Fallout

NWSS Appendices

App. A: Instructions for Six Expedient Fallout Shelters

App. A.1: Door-Covered Trench Shelter

App. A.2: Pole-Covered Trench Shelter

App. A.3: Small-Pole Shelter

App. A.4: Aboveground, Door-Covered Shelter

App. A.5: Aboveground, Ridgepole Shelter

App. A.6: Aboveground, Crib-Walled Shelter

App. B: How to Make and Use a Homemade Shelter-Ventilating Pump

App. C: A Homemade Fallout Meter, the KFM

App. D: Expedient Blast Shelters

App. E: How to Make a Homemade Piston Pump 

App. F: Providing Improved Ventalation and Light

Selected References

Selected Index

Graphics

   
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Table of Contents

Foreword by Dr. Edward Teller
6
About the Author by Dr. Eugene P. Wigner
10
Acknowledgements
12
Introduction
14
 
 
Chapter 1 The Dangers from Nuclear Weapons: Myths and Facts
21
Chapter 2 Psychological Preparations
31
Chapter 3 Warnings and Communications
33
Chapter 4 Evacuation
40
Chapter 5 Shelter, the Greatest Need
49
Chapter 6 Ventilation and Cooling of Shelters
65
Chapter 7 Protection Against Fires and Carbon Monoxide
81
Chapter 8 Water
85
Chapter 9 Food
95
Chapter 10 Fallout Radiation Meters
119
Chapter 11 Light
127
Chapter 12 Shelter Sanitation and Preventive Medicine
130
Chapter 13 Surviving Without Doctors
136
Chapter 14 Expedient Shelter Furnishings
149
Chapter 15 Improvised Clothing and Protective Items
156
Chapter 16 Minimum Pre-Crisis Preparations
164
Chapter 17 Permanent Family Fallout Shelters for Dual Use
167
Chapter 18 Trans-Pacific Fallout
188
 
 
Appendices
 
A Instructions for Six Expedient Fallout Shelters
193
A.1 Door-Covered Trench Shelter
198
A.2 Pole-Covered Trench Shelter
203
A.3 Small-Pole Shelter
208
A.4 Aboveground, Door-Covered Shelter
215
A.5 Aboveground, Ridgepole Shelter
221
A.6 Above ground, Crib-Walled Shelter
228
B How to Make and Use a HomemadeShelter-Ventilating Pump, the KAP
234
C A HOMEMADE FALLOUT METER, THE K.F.M. - HOW TO MAKE AND USE IT
253
D Expedient Blast Shelters
284
E How to Make and Use a Homemade Plywood Double Action Piston Pump and Filter
300
F Means for Providing Improved Natural Ventilation and Daylight to a Shelter with an Emergency Exit
319
Selected References
323
Selected Index
326




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