Operation Alert of mock H Bomb attack to check Civil Defense in Washington DC and New York City.
Washington DC USA Date:1956, July 23 Duration:1 min 28 sec Sound:Yes
Mock H Bomb attack to check Civil Defense in Washington DC. View of the Civil Defense Administration building. Workers in the building reacting to a mock alert of an impending atomic or nuclear attack. Woman in a control center takes readings over the phone. Warning signals being flashed on a large map of United States. Siren sounded with 'Chrysler Air Raid Siren' written on it. Police and Civil Defense team clear the streets. Officers are air lifted to secret centers from where they will administer security plans. Helicopters lifting off from grounds of the Pentagon in Arlington Viriginia near Washington DC to "evacuate" essential personnel. Officer stands on an empty street of New York City. Many parked buses are among the vehicles nearby. People seen at the base of a stairs at the entrance to the New York City subway. Traffic moves on the road after air raid signal has been sounded.
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