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The rise and fall of the American fallout shelter

The rise and fall of the American fallout shelter

“4…3…2…1” “T-Zero!” This is the Operation Ivy nuclear test in 1952. And this is using a level for really nice masonry on your fallout shelter. It’s from 1960’s Walt Builds a Family Fallout Shelter. The idea was that you’d deck out your basement so you’d be safe when the bomb went off and this happened. …

History of the Fallout World (Lore)

History of the Fallout World (Lore)

Throughout mankind’s history, humans have strived for better weapons and armor in an age of constant warfare. As technology improved, the conflicts grew larger; more devastating. But with all its violent tendencies, humanity never had the capability to destroy itself. Well, until 70 years ago. World War 2 brought on the ultimate deterrent. The Nuke. …