- 07-08-2012, 23:26 #1
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Threads, Survivors, Cold War turns hot what-if drama's
Threads, Survivors, Cold War turns hot what-if drama documentaries
Bearing in mind all the relevations concerning British Civil defence measures during the
Cold War. Have their been any interesting new books, TV drama-documentaries or
'Cold War turns hot' drama's ( in the pipeline ) about World War III breaking
out during the Cold War, with the UK being threatened by Soviet ICBM missile
As it would be interesting to see a drama-documentary of the Royal Observer Corps
in action during the Cold War. Reporting nuclear detonation's from their lonely
3 man bunkers, back to ROC Sector HQ and of course the Regional Seats
of Government, swinging into action from the various Council office bunkers, as
the British government and cabinet, retire to Turnstile ( Corsham Bunker )
as the first of many Cold War ( COBRA ) meetings convenes underground.
Then ( of course ) you have the Patrick Allen, Protect & Survive broadcasts on
the BBC, as the Beeb retires to their Cold War nuclear bunker at Wood Norton
in Worcestershire, to initiate the Wartime Broadcasting Service.
Would be great to see a 'what if' drama-documentary ( using recently realesed
archive material ) about a Cold War turned hot - filming in both US, British,
West German and various East German and Soviet Bunkers as World War III
How long can NATO survive the Soviet onslaught ? how quickly will the
NATO Reforger missions, reinforce beleagured NATO forces in Western Europe
and how long will the Royal Observer Corps remain operational ?
Last edited by Corpraider; 07-08-2012 at 23:31.
- 07-08-2012, 23:31 #2
During one particular meeting of the Royal Observer Corps it was pointed out by one attendees that most of them wouldn't turn up, because they would be too busy looking after their families. It was basically a shit idea.
The 'what if' scenario would be loads of civvies taking a phone call, then saying 'bugger that ol' boy, I'm off to Scarborough.'.
- 07-08-2012, 23:39 #3
- 07-08-2012, 23:43 #4
Most of the ROC I met were billy no mates so the idea of having a captive audience of at least two other people was their Idea of heaven.Haven't had an accident in years. See a lot in my rear view mirror though.
It's very unlucky to be superstitious.
Only my dog can judge me.
- 07-08-2012, 23:44 #5
- 07-08-2012, 23:50 #6
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- 07-08-2012, 23:54 #7
I believe ther was an Australian documentary about this, Mad Max I think it was called.Cymru Am Byth.
- 08-08-2012, 01:19 #8
what if ? suppose they came at the weekend when we were all pissed and the pads were all out shopping . Cor don't bear thinking about .A sapper with an idea is like a monkey with a hand grenade
- 08-08-2012, 01:26 #9
You must have been in a different BAOR to me then. Only pissed at weekends? Have a word
"Action this day"
- 08-08-2012, 02:40 #10
tru bruv, I should have said in Holland or Denmark and pissed .A sapper with an idea is like a monkey with a hand grenade