I’m sure I saw those Protect and Survive public information ads in 1975 and I’ve seen them several times since, the whole series on a loop at the Imperial War Museum North, but I have no specific memory of watching the originals on tv. Perhaps I was young and naive enough to think that nuclear war didn’t apply to me.
There was various pieces of splendidly eccentric advice, such as sheltering under a bridge as pictured. You can just tell that that stone arch is braced to take the force of an A-bomb. Read more ›››