COLD WAR COLLECTION: “Vital Information” (1969)

DEC 17 1969 Aurora Civil Defense Team Practices for Disaster In a simulated Civil Defense disaster last week, rescue teams in Aurora went to work to care for more than 160 “victims” of an explosion. At top left, Aurora firemen use the aerial ladder to check for fire in the roof of the building where the explosion occurred. At top right, two Colorado National Guardsmen put a victim on the stretcher into an ambulance. At bottom left. Dr. Robert Beck of Denver General Hospital checks and puts an identification tag on a victim. Center photo is a closeup of the identification tag containing all vital information

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