Tag Archive: Cold War

Apr 29

DIY Fallout Shelter Plans

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December 30, 1961 One of the stops we made on our last vacation was the Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas. As someone born in the era the Berlin Wall was under construction, it was a fascinating stop. Spend an hour or two there and find out how many holes in the desert we taxpayers …

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Apr 13

1968 Cambria Air Station

January 13, 1968 The military absorbed the lessons of Pearl Harbor and in the midst of Cold War with the Soviet Union the United States Air Force manned a series of radar tracking stations to warn of an “enemy air invasion”. Just south of town the Cambria Air Force Station had been monitoring the airspace …

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