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Artist or CreatorMac [Stan McMurtry]
Title or Caption'Phillip, dear. That was a nuclear war speech I might have had to make way back in 1983'
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date02 Aug 2013
Embedded text or transcriptQueen's Doomsday Speech
Person DepictedElizabeth II (1926-); Queen of Great Britain,
Philip; Prince, (1921-); consort of Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain,
NotesNews: "As the sun rises over London, it reveals a city scarred and bloodied beyond recognition. It is March 1983, and for days Soviet bombs have rained down on Britain's capital....... this terrifying scenario comes from newly-declassified government documents, released earlier this week by the National Archives under the 30-Year Rule. The exercise, conducted by Whitehall planners in March 1983 and codenamed Wintex-Cimex 83, was a war game like no other. For it envisaged the greatest nightmare of them all: a nuclear war between East and West. ... " Dominic Sandbrook, Daily Mail
nuclear weapons
nuclear bunkers
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
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