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Originally posted by zero lift
I obtained this last week via a Freedom of Information request.
Although its not an official Soviet list of UK nuclear targets, it is an official UK Government estimation of a nuclear attack on the UK in the very early sixties.
It is one of two maps included in a 1961 Home Office briefing document produced for those who were to staff the Regional Seats of Government in times of war.
The areas in Black (Red on the colour original) is the Z zone, extremely radioactive areas. Lingering there would have been fatal.
Catterick Garrison is a major Army base located in Northern England. It is the largest British Army garrison in the world with a population of around 12,000, plus a large temporary population of soldiers, and is larger than its older neighbour Catterick (also known locally as Catterick Village). It is said to be the largest army base in Europe
Originally posted by fritz
Undercoverchef, what are you trying to do, conduct a coup de main?
Why should we, on this sceptered and idylic isle, divulge what few secrets we have to a complete stranger?