Atomic Hobo

A weekly podcast on how we prepared for nuclear war. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

https://shows.acast.com/atomichobo

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 23m. Bisher sind 148 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 11 hours 28 minutes

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The Lake of Jade


Trinitite, the green glassy substance created by the world's first nuclear detonation.

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   21m
 
 

Purple Fire


The bombing of Nagasaki

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   24m
 
 

Kokura's Luck


The flight of Bockscar from Tinian to its rendezvous point, and then onwards to the primary nuclear target: Kokura. Why did the city escape nuclear destruction that day?

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   21m
 
 

A Vixen on a Feather Bed


The series of 'minor' nuclear experiments in Australia known as Vixens. They were small and sub-critical, but threw contamination over the Maralinga test site.

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   26m
 
 

Four Minutes of Threads, Part XII


Another four minutes of the greatest nuclear war film. In this week's segment, the bomb drops. Attack Warning Red!

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 2021-10-27  37m
 
 

Willy Wonka's Nuclear Factories


What sweet treats lay within Britain's buffer depots?

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 2021-08-03  19m
 
 

Sound An Alarm


The 1971 film 'Sound An Alarm', looking at the work of the UKWMO.

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 2021-07-28  26m
 
 

Four Minutes of Threads, Part XI



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 2021-07-20  30m
 
 

The NHS and Nuclear War


Another short extract from the book about the health service's plans for nuclear war.

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 2021-06-21  18m
 
 

Royal Observer Corps


A short extract from my upcoming book. I explore an ROC Monitoring Post and describe the work of the Corps during the Blitz and the Cold War.

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 2021-06-14  24m