- This is a poster produced by the British government Ministry of Information
in the 1960s.
- At the time, the Hydrogen or thermonuclear bomb was relatively new. The
USA and USSR both tested H Bombs in the 1960s, so people were aware of its
power and concerned by it.
- During WW2 the government organised Civil Defence measures to protect against
air raids and make sure emergency food and medical care was available.
- During the 1950s and 1960s the government produced many Civil Defence films,
cinema advertisements, TV programmes and leaflets. This is one example.