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Time and civil defense

Published 1960

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A discussion of the importance of civil defense, which is examined from the viewpoint of historical time, present time, clock time, and calendar time. Such aspects of civil defense are considered as the preparations to limit the extent of damage the United States may suffer, Soviet civil defense efforts, the feedback effect of civil defense on foreign policy and military decisions, and the preventive effect of civil defense in connection with medical problems in a postattack situation.

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