Plan C: America’s Nuclear Doomsday Plan to Declare Martial Law
Paleofuture ^ | January 30, 2015 | Matt Novak
Posted on 1/31/2015, 6:03:22 PM by Timber Rattler
Newly released documents show that the U.S. government drew up a plan in April of 1956 for how to deal with an impending nuclear war. What was its strategy? Declaration of martial law, evacuation of top American personnel to secret offices, and the immediate detention of over 12,000 people with ties to “subversive organizations.” It was called Plan C.
Muckrock has obtained these new Cold War-era documents detailing the doomsday scenario through Freedom of Information Act requests sent to the FBI.
Plan C evolved and changed as different people in the chain of command got involved. At one point, Plan C was envisioned as a measure that would be implemented before any potential war might start. In other iterations, it was to be…
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