Remember when you, your parents, or your grandparents were worried about a nuclear war? If you're a member of the World War Two Generation, A Baby Boomer, or a member of Generation X, you remember the Cold War. How many times did the older cohorts have to prepare to survive a possible nuclear missile attack from the Soviet Union?

The Cold War was a time in world history when America and Russia divided the world. Neither side fired any actual shots except during proxy wars, Vietnam for America and Afghanistan for Russia. The Cold War ended when the Soviet Union imploded, thanks to President Ronald Reagan's leadership.

Today, the world is at war, as some experts have described it as World War Three. A policy called Mutually Assured Destruction, or MAD, kept the world peaceful during the sixties, seventies, and eighties. In other words, the United States and the Soviet Union did not attack each other because both sides would destroy one another.

Nuclear Attacks From North Korea, China, and Russia

What happens if we get hit and who will survive?

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Today, many nations such as China, North Korea, India, and Iran have access to nuclear weapons and missiles. The days of MAD being a deterrent appear to be over. Many individuals and groups have begun to teach themselves what to do in case of a nuclear attack.

Some folks have built shelters and continue to stock up on food, water, and other supplies. Although we pray for peace, we should be prepared for war in Boise, Idaho, or New York City, New York. Take a look at the following external survival tips below.

How To Survive In Idaho and America

15 Cities Most Likely Targeted During a Nuclear Attack

Nothing to worry about, but experts say these U.S. cities would be most likely to be attacked if America was the victim of a nuclear attack.

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