2 edition of outline of civilian defense in Great Britain. found in the catalog.
outline of civilian defense in Great Britain.
1942 by Library of Congress, Legislative Reference Service in Washington [D.C.] .
Written in English
|Series||Public affairs bulletin ;, no. 12|
|LC Classifications||JK1108 .A35 no. 12|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||30 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||30|
|LC Control Number||45013149|
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Junking most of the issue it had planned, ARCHITECTURAL FORUM turned to and produced, a Civilian Defense Reference Number that draws liberally on the bitter experience of Great Britain, finger-points many a British mistake and lesson, stacks up well with the latest practice there.
Some points on two subjects: Blackout. World War One was in many ways the first modern ‘total ‘ war, and it had far reaching implications for the army and civilians alike. It called upon women both to maintain their domestic and familial roles and to take on a variety of new roles in the workplace, meaning.
Civil defense (civil defence in UK English) or civil protection is an effort to protect the citizens of a state (generally non-combatants) from military attacks and natural uses the principles of emergency operations: prevention, mitigation, preparation, response, or emergency evacuation and recovery.
Programs of this sort were initially discussed at least as early as the s. The National Defense Advisory Commission was created in to put America’s economy and government on a defense footing. After winning an unprecedented third term as president inRoosevelt concentrated on persuading the American people to increase aid to Britain.
About this Item: Office of Civilian Defense, Washington, DC, Soft cover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 72 page, illustrated first aid handbook, prepared in cooperation with the American Red Cross for members of Civilian Defense Units.
Bottom edge of front cover and first few pages have dampstains. Book. Seller Inventory # The Office of Civilian Defense was set upby Executive Orderto co-ordinate state and federal measures for protection of civilians in case of war emergency.
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