Click here for the PDF Version of NWSS. Nuclear War Survival Skills. Updated and Expanded. Edition. Cresson H. Kearny. With Foreword by Dr. Edward. Cresson Kearny, an inventor and specialist in jungle warfare who wrote a best- selling manual on surviving a nuclear attack, died on Dec. Cresson H. Kearny (pronounced Carney) was an inventor, author, and expert on civil defense and preparation for nuclear disaster. His work included published.

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Adelia Willacy Kearny Daughter: It focused on what would happen if the United States was affected by nuclear war, and how to survive the aftermath. Diana Catherine Kearny Fosse Daughter: MannEugene P. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. It describes civil defense research to determine the methods for ordinary citizens to build effective expedient shelters in a short period of time.

BoxCave Junction, Oregon He narrowly evaded capture by the Japanese while there. No part of the added copyrighted parts except brief passages that a reviewer may quote in a review may be reproduced in any form unless the keagny material includes the following two sentences: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Not only in knowing what to do but also in knowing what is and is not harmful — a lesson that is still valuable today.

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He was a great-great-stepson of explorer William Clark. Ventilation and Cooling of Shelters.


Learn more about Amazon Prime. In he joined the Oak Ridge National Laboratory civil defense project. Kearny pronounced Carney was an inventor, author, and expert on civil defense and preparation for nuclear disaster. Cresson Kearny had been a star pupil at the Texas Military Institute in the s before attending Princeton University and graduating with a civil engineering degree.

It worked through an electrostatic charge on aluminum foil. He won a Rhodes Scholarship and went on to earn two degrees in geology at the University of Oxford. He believed that panic would far outweigh the danger to Americans and their families experiencing kaerny an event. This is a beta version of NNDB. InventorMilitaryAuthor Nationality: Only 2 left in stock – order soon. Kearny later volunteered for duty with the Office of Strategic Services OSSwhere he served as a demolition specialist in southern China in Shelter Sanitation and Preventive Medicine.

The Dangers from Cfesson Weapons: Army, making several trips to the theater of operations. Another of his inventions was the Kearny fallout meter, a radiation monitor constructed from household items with very kerany skill needed.


He gave advice on how to store, transport and purify water for drinking, and also how to store large quantities of water for later use. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Updated and Expanded Edition [Paperback].

Protection Against Fires and Carbon Monoxide. It can be seen throughout his work, that knowledge is the key to survival. United States Executive summary: Some health concerns were also covered.


Cresson H. Kearny

During that time, he contracted a viral disease, leaving him very ill for years. His book Nuclear War Survival Skills provides what seems a reasoned course of kwarny in the event of a nuclear catastrophe, and remains popular with survivalists. However, it was criticized for concentrating on only short-term survival, and not long-term.

After contracting a serious viral disease during that campaignhe was bedridden for many months creson partially crippled for several years. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. In addition to containing information he learned during his time at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the nuclear survival book also included valuable information gained from his travels and time spent living in the jungle.

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It was very optimistic at how likely survival was kerany a nuclear war. Other critics claimed it was impossible to give good advice about what to do regarding a nuclear fallout as it had never been experienced.

Provide feedback about this page. During the Vietnam WarKearny served as a civilian advisor to the U. Patriot, inventor, survivalist idol Military service: