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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 May 2019 9:50 p.m. PST

….emergency pamphlet

"For decades, it was the Armageddon Ikea catalogue of Sweden. Now, in an ominous sign for the new year, Swedish authorities are to republish an updated version of Om kriget kommer (If war comes).

Starting in 1943, the pamphlet was issued to every household in Sweden and informed citizens how to prepare and act in a national crisis, particularly in the case of nuclear war. In 1991, at the end of the cold war, the booklet was considered redundant and distribution ceased, with only basic information retained in the telephone book.

Now that decision is being reversed: a nod to rising world tensions, in particular with neighbouring Russia, and the fact that few Swedish households have a landline, let alone a telephone book…."
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emckinney16 May 2019 9:58 a.m. PST

Probably revised every so often.

I'm more shocked that they have phone books.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 May 2019 11:44 a.m. PST



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