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FYI: That Hawaii missile alert was no UI blunder. Someone really thought the islands were toast


It wasn't until much later that I learnt that the early warning system wasn't there for the general public but to alert ROC (Royal Observer Corps) officers to get to their ROC posts sharpish so they could monitor fallout...

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