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Lana
Lana Sator написала 14 октября 2011 в 13:47 [изменен через 6 минут] [ Назад ]

Зарубежная памятка "Fallout Shelter" 1962 год

Гуглила пиндосскую табличку-указатель на убежище, а наткнулась на скан крутой карманной книжки-памятки по поведению в бомбаре.
Отличное чтиво! Аналог наших настенных плакатов с картинками, только в виде книжки. Чем-то напомнило книжицу по ТБ в шахте, которую давали читать перед спуском в "Подмосковную".

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Альбом сканов на Фликре www.flickr.com/photos/wardomatic/sets/72157594417383496/with/301226920/

Под катом кликабельные фотки с комментариями.
На английском, правда, но вы же справитесь :)


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I found this musty handbook from 1962 in a pile of similarly musty magazines and articles in a booth at the Inman Park Arts Festival several years back. The illustrated cover was what initially caught my eye but then I glanced at the large bold lettering at the top and I immediately put it in my «to buy» pile. The cover is classic: your average white American family enjoying life as best as they can after an atomic attack. What I love the most about it is that Mom is in her day dress, apron and all, preparing dinner, and Dad is relaxing in his jacket, smoking a pipe, having just finished reading the liner notes to something by the Ray Coniff Singers, probably. I didn't even take a gander at what was inside until later at home. Most of what you'll find in the handbook is pretty standard construction «how-to's» — it could've been sold at a Home Depot if they had them back then. In the table of contents you'll find chapter headings with titles like: «How You Can Survive a Nuclear War», «Build a Shelter Now», «Stock Up Now», «Have a Plan of Action Now», «While You Are in Shelter», «Evacuation», etc. This one was interesting: «Guerrilla Warfare», with the tagline, «It'll be done by the people who survive with equipment that survives.» The chapter is filled with then-impressive photos of military weapons and vehicles: jets, tanks, missiles, and the like.
Not the best photography, but there are some quaint images that I scanned and would like to share with you. (Все картинки кликабельны).
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The article follows the Perkins family, who decided to do a test living in a shelter for seven days. Great revelations include: «Mrs. Perkins missed her kitchen and trips to the beauty parlor,» (this was during day four); «By the fifth day, the Perkins family began to realize the seriousness of our times and the value of a shelter...»; and lastly: "...the Perkins family didn't enjoy their stay in a shelter, but, on the other hand, they found that it could be done with a minimum of discomfort and danger.
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I just love that bershon pose the daughter is giving there. She doesn't look happy.
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When in doubt: give a kid a book on surviving a nuclear attack to pull the heart strings of each and every reader.
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This just struck me as funny. I dunno why. She's checking for radiation levels, in case you're wondering.
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Ladies and gentlemen: The Loneliest Man in the World. Me thinks this was wishful thinking on his part for installing three beds, don't you agree?
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Not many illustrations in this handbook, save for the cover and this one, with some nice post-nuclear winter fallout trees in the background there.
There are a few advertisements in the Fallout Shelter Handbook, most of which are dull and mundane. But there were a few that caught my eye:
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I always use my children for slave labor, don't you? «Pick up the pace, Junior, Sally's looking a little peaked.»
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Everybody poops. Even during fallout. If I had my choice, I'd much rather go with this toilet than the following one. But then again, I'm not too sure about chemicals agitating my stink in such close-knit quarters.
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Nothing like ending a post with an image of a toilet. Enjoy!
Cain
Олег Cain написал 14 октября 2011 в 14:02
Сколько абсолютно непонятной информации! :)
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Lana
Lana Sator Lana написала 14 октября 2011 в 14:09
Cain: не умеющие читать использовать гугл-переводчик сидят и смотрят картинки :)
abv
abv написал 14 октября 2011 в 14:02
не помню, где я это видел, но кажется это уже выкладывали.
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Lana
Lana Sator Lana написала 14 октября 2011 в 14:03
я на урбане найти не смогла, вот и выложила.
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abv
abv написал 14 октября 2011 в 14:05
Lana: просто темы отдельной не было, где то в топике каком то она проскальзывала просто. отдельной темой хорошо
deni
Денис deni написал 14 октября 2011 в 14:42
Нда... Видать к войне готовились все.
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Lana
Lana Sator Lana написала 14 октября 2011 в 15:24
deni: после второй мировой все озаботились убежищами :)
ZvErEk
Ёжик Уёжик ZvErEk написала 14 октября 2011 в 15:43
Комментарии к фото убили :)
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