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Odd Wisconsin Archive

Gimme shelter


Dateline: Milwaukee, 1952. The U.S. had just invented a fusion bomb, the Soviet Union had obtained atomic secrets from the Rosenbergs, and both nations were racing toward "Mutually Assured Destruction." Did this family really think a little corrugated plastic would save them from Armageddon? (come to think of it, they do look a little worried) View the photo at Wisconsin Historical Images
:: Posted in Curiosities on January 20, 2004
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