‘Sinister yet pathetic’: how the UK was primed for nuclear war | Books | The Guardian

I’m very interested in how propaganda was (and still is) used to influence the general population to accept nuclear weapons, even though it quickly became clear that nuclear war was not survivable in the hydrogen-bomb era.

Taras Young’s “Nuclear War in the UK” is on my reading list for 2021. In the meantime, this short article in The Guardian was an interesting introduction to the topic.

Source: ‘Sinister yet pathetic’: how the UK was primed for nuclear war | Books | The Guardian

Published by Lee J. Russell

Often having a Cold War influence, my stories explore desperate situations that take people to their physical and emotional limits. Find me on Twitter as @LeeJ_Russell.

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