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Signs Of The Cold War: Brooklyn Heights Fallout Shelters

In the 1950s and early 1960s, Civil Defense officials designated hundreds of thousands of Fallout Shelter sites throughout the U.S. in the event of a nuclear attack. The familiar yellow and black metal signs became standard fare during the Cold War in basement areas of public buildings, schools and other sturdy fortresses. The feds’ network […]

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