This is a collection of external sources of information about
Doomsday, World War III, nuclear war, military nuclear information, and so on.
The 1983 incident
General world information from 1983
- MA thesis by Andrew Russell Garland describing the various causes of geopolitical tension between the Superpowers 1983: The Most Dangerous Year
The Soviet Side of the 1983 War Scare - Documents from National Security Archive detailing 1983 Able Archer war scare.
- A series of 80 books by the U.S. government giving overviews (from an American perspective) of countries around the world and their political, economic, and security situations. Most were written in the 1980s, with many of the online editions including updates into the 90s. Country Studies
City Population Statistics: A database of country, province/state, county, and city populations, both before and after Doomsday. Useful for estimating populations.
PC Library Map Collection - Collection of various maps of the countries of the world by the University of Texas. This include many maps created in the mid70s, pretty useful.
Indian Fertiliser Industry - An article showcasing Indian fertiliser production
Paper on Indian Fertiliser Industry - A paper from 2000 showcasing the growth and breakdown of India's fertiliser industry and the different components involved in it Fanack - Organization that provides information on water resources of the Middle East
Military and strategic information
Nuclear Warfare 101, 102, and 103 - Information on doctrine in the event of a nuclear war and possible repercussions, as well as information on how nukes work.
Nuclear Forces Guide - Capabilities and strategic doctrines of each of the nuclear-armed states.
Natural Resources Defense Council Report 'THE U.S. NUCLEAR WAR PLAN: A TIME FOR CHANGE.' - A detailed report done by the NRDC about a possible nuclear war with the Soviet Union / Russia and his effects.
Cold War facts - An article that talks about the secret warplans of the Warsaw Pact after the declassification.
The Soviet Army: Operations and Tactics - By the US Department of the Army.
- Book by Becz, Kizmus, Verhegyi. Soviet Nuclear Weapons in Hungary "
Russian Nuclear Forces" - Article by Kristensen and Norris.
- Book by Henry Sokolski. Getting MAD: Nuclear Assured Destruction, Its Origins and Practice
Soviet Military Stategy in Europe - Review and summary of a book by Joseph Douglass.
The Strategic Air Command Atomic Weapons Requirements Study for 1959 - US Cold War Nuclear Targets for USSR, Eastern Europe, and China in 1956 - George Washington University National Security Archive
The Soviet WW3 Plan to Cut Europe in Half - Seven Days to the Rhine - YouTube video discussing Soviet plan to attack NATO and race to the Rhine River in seven days.
Minuteman Missiles on the Great Plains - Guide to American ICBM installations from the National Park Service.
Chinese Nuclear Forces and US War Planning - A dossier regarding Chinese's nuclear aim and defence strategy, alongside it's history and also the defensive plans of the US. Helicopter and ships database - A website with a database of military ships with important events and dates, alongside other informations.
Simulations and scenarios
Ground Zero II - A java nuclear bomb simulator. Simulates blast radius and fallout drift of various yield nuclear devices.
HYDESim - The high yield detonation simulator.
NUKEMAP - an incredibly useful tool giving everything from casualty reports to fallout levels and direction, created by Alex Wellerstein.
Nuclear Attack Planning Base - A report compiled in 1987 about a possible nuclear war over the United States by the Soviets.
Prima Guerra Globale mappa - A google map created for showing the efforts of a nuclear war, done by the Unione scienziati per il disarmo, a scientific group with the goal of avoiding nuclear war. (Done in 1983)
Quora answer - An answer on whether nuclear missiles can be intercepted mid flight.
Reddit answer - Another answer on whether nuclear missiles can be intercepted. The Effects of a Nuclear Attack on the Rio Grande Valley - Hypothetical scenario about a Soviet nuclear attack in south Texas.
The impact of nuclear war
1983: Doomsday - Group on Facebook. Discord - Nowadays we use Discord for talking about 1983: Doomsday, there is a dedicated channel about this tl.