JUST IN CASE
The fear of nuclear war was so deeply ingrained in society that some splashed out on their own shelters, complete with mod cons
This demonstration shelter, built in the 1950s, came with its own television, library and even exercise bicycle to keep its occupants entertained.
KEEPING UP APPEARANCES
Of course, buying a bunker meant housewives had to stock up on emergency supplies, alongside their usual shops. Drinking water, first-aid kits and torches were staples of bunker life.
Preferring to do it themselves, the Heldt family digs up their lawn to make room for a concrete fallout shelter, which was partially subsidised by the United States government.