During the Cold War, many countries built fallout shelters. Plans were made, however, to use existing buildings with sturdy below-ground-level basements as makeshift fallout shelters. These buildings were placarded with the orange-yellow and black trefoil sign designed by United States Army Corps of Engineers in 1961. The program was abandoned in the 1970s

During the Cold War, many countries built fallout shelters. Plans were made, however, to use existing buildings with sturdy below-ground-level basements as makeshift fallout shelters. These buildings were placarded with the orange-yellow and black trefoil sign designed by United States Army Corps of Engineers in 1961. The program was abandoned in the 1970s

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