A reminder of the world in which we live... by pistonbroke

A reminder of the world in which we live...

This non-descript document was found in one of the Wrest Park buildings when English Heritage took over the estate in 2006. Dated 22 years ago,whoever prepared it simply typed it out on paper using a conventional typewriter. It goes on at some length about what to do in the event of a bomb alert. Attention grabbing it is not.
The first Gulf War, "Desert Storm" finished at the end of February 1991, and this notice was one of many posted in workplaces after warnings that terrorist attacks on Britain were likely that summer

Good spot
October 17th, 2013  
Great observation.
October 17th, 2013  
A sober reminder of what could be..............
October 17th, 2013  
This looks so old fashioned & yet 1991 so not that long ago...seems five minutes to me. Interesting instructions...wonder if they have changed any today!
October 17th, 2013  
I quite like this composition and the pov.
October 17th, 2013  
Nice bit of yesteryear - which I was around for and can remember!
October 17th, 2013  
Oh yes - I visited Porton Down a few times in the mid to late 90's and they had flags outside the offices which told them what level of alert they were on.
October 18th, 2013  
I expected a much earlier date than 1991. Nice find.
October 19th, 2013  
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