• Douglas606 PRO 5y

    heads away from the windows. I guess you just would get a behind full of glass if the 'bomb' went off.

    I remember these drills. The 1950s,,,,,strange times they were.
  • James Vaughan PRO 5y

    ... for a much more in depth look at 'duck and cover' with links go to my Cold War blog-
  • Hello Chicago 5y

    We all left the classroom and went into the hallways. I don't recall getting under my desk but my memory does not serve me well.
  • James Vaughan PRO 5y

    ... yes, 'duck and cover' was for 'attack without warning'.
    No time to line up and go to a shelter or into the inner part of the building. As Bert the Turtle says- "Remember kids what do you do when you SEE THE FLASH? Duck and Cover!"
  • zippythesimshead PRO 5y

    nowadays they have lock-down drills and practice what to do if there is a shooter on campus.
  • Hello Chicago 5y

    Pick your horror. Your odds are better with the crazy shooter than The Bomb.
  • SDBanjo 5y

    We never had drills. By then there were enough warheads it was pretty much useless to avoid it. I now live between three major military bases. If they dropped the bomb, San Diego is a crater.
  • babaloney 4y

    There is NO way this photo was taken in 2009.
  • BarryFackler PRO 4y

    With the advent of the Mini Skirt, the duck and cover drills went the way of the Dodo.
  • Alan 4y

    I recall these days, only down here in Miami, we were worried about Castro's MiGs.
  • Christopher Shields 4y

    You can come out now ... Michael Jackson is dead.
  • Alan 4y

  • Hello Chicago 4y

    Christopher Shields Are you sure?
  • zippythesimshead PRO 4y

    OMG Black Echo is hilarious!!!
    (is it wrong to laugh?)
  • Hello Chicago 4y

    zippythesimshead depends....
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