So where were we gonna be bombed? No-one knows!

I’m very disappointed in the British Civil Service.

In 1980, the entire Civil Service, nationwide, ran a dry run of a Cold War nuclear attack on the United Kingdom, called Operation Square Leg.

After freedom of information requests to:

I’m slightly concerned that we spent a lot of money planning the civil contingencies of a Cold War attack — a sensible things to do, arguably — but no longer know where we were expecting to be hit or at what megatonnage.

Very disappointing.

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