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Cold War flashback: Fallout shelters

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 20: FILE - In this Sept. 12, 1958 file picture, Beverly Wysocki, top, and Marie Graskamp, right, emerge from a new family-type bomb shelter on display in Milwaukee, Wis. Even before the March 11 earthquake and resulting tsunami that led to the current Japane

During the Cold War, many shelters were constructed to protect civilians from radioactive debris or fallout resulting from a nuclear explosion. These shelters were stocked with all basic amenities needed to survive while living underground for an extended period of time.

(Pictured) Beverly Wysocki (L) and Marie Graskamp emerge from a new family-type bomb shelter on display in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.

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