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Protect and Survive Universe List of Targeted Locations

A list compiled from all-known information on targeted locations during the February 1984 nuclear war of the Protect and Survive universe. The information has been compiled from the various works that fill in the details of the setting.


EUROPE

Austria
Vienna
Salzburg
Innsbruck
“Northern approaches to Alps”

Belgium
Brussels (30MT)
Antwerp
Liege

Czechoslovakia
Prague
Brno
Jihlava (primarily the army base)
Ostrava (industries in city targeted)
Olomouc (due to pletiful Soviet Army garrisons)
Karviná (mines and city targeted)
Opava (partially affected, survives)
Liberec (dubious survival, needs more data)
Hradec Králové
Mladá Boleslav (motor industries, nearby town of Kosmonosy affected)
Uherský Brod (arms industries targeted)
Gottwaldov (local industrial base targeted)
Bratislava
Košice
Prešov (mainly due to airbase)
Poprad (railway hub and local industries)
Ralsko military area (missile launchers and silos, military airfield)
Libavá military area (nuclear depots at Červený Újezd u Bíliny, Bělá pod Bezdězem and at “Míšov-Borovno” in the Brdy range)
Lešť military area (weapon stockpiles, etc.)
Virtually all major airbases obliterated
After The Exchange, Pilsen and possibly Liberec largest surviving Czech and Czechoslovak cities, several larger Czech and Slovak towns or smaller cities survive.

Denmark
Copenhagen
Aalborg
Aarhus
Odense
Roskilde

France
Paris (“massive casualties”)
Lyon
Marseille
Nice
Brest
Lille
Strasbourg
Toulon
Grenoble
Bordeaux
Nancy
Metz
Belfort
Mulhouse
Toul
Sedan
Besancon
Le Havre
Cherbourg
Rennes
Nantes-St Nazaire
Thionville
“Most military bases”

Finland
Helsinki (x3: 2 US, 1 Sov)
Turku (x3)
Mariehamn, Aland
Sodankyla
Pori
Loviisa
Tampere
Hameenlinna
Kouvola
Lappeenranta
Jyvaskyla
Kuopio
Joensuu
Kauhava
Oulu
Kemi
Rovaneimi
Inari
A bridge in Lapland

Germany
Every major town and most minor ones hit with nuclear/chemical weapons attack (~500). Largest settlement is western half of Munich – 200,000 Germans & Soviets.
Swiss govt report estimates 4-8 million surviving Germans immediately post-Exchange.

Hungary
Budapest
All Soviet bases

Iceland
Reykjavik
Keflavik

Ireland
Dublin
Shannon Airport

Italy
Rome Naples
Milan
Venice
Florence
Cagliari
Rimini

Netherlands
The Hague
Amsterdam
Utrecht
Rotterdam
Arnhem
Nijmegen
Eindhoven
Enschede
Apeldoorn
Maastricht

Norway
Oslo (King and Norwegian government survive)
Tromso
Military facilities and main airports (300-600 KT blasts):
Sola (Stavanger)
Gardermoen (Oslo)
Fornebu (Oslo)
Rygge (Moss)
Vaernes (Trondheim)
Orlandet (Trondheim)
Bodo
Bardufoss
Andoya
Novika Submarine Comms Facility
Ramsund Naval Base
Haakonsvern Naval Base
Klettkoven EW/Comms Station
Kolsas HQ (Oslo)

Missiles intended for Bergen, Stavanger, and Tromso exploded in their silo.

Poland
Warsaw
Krakow
Lodz
Poznan
Torun
Wroclaw
Lublin

Portugal
Lisbon
Porto

Soviet Union
Moscow
Leningrad
Kiev, Ukraine SSR
Minsk, Byelorussian SSR
Murmansk
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy
Arkhangelsk
Pripyat, Ukraine SSR
Military facilities
Ukhta-Sosnogorsk region, Komi ASSR (5MT on leadership bunker)
Aleysk missile field
Uzhur missile field

Assume vast majority of major centres and military facilities destroyed.

Spain
Madrid
Valencia
Barcelona
Sevilla

Sweden
Stockholm (eastern half, capital relocated)
Malmo (affected by blast from Copenhagen)
Karlskrona
Lulea airfield
Soderhamn airfield

Switzerland
Zurich
Geneva
Lusanne
Basel

United Kingdom
London (10 bombs)
Birmingham (8 bombs)
Liverpool (6 bombs)
Glasgow (4 bombs)
Manchester
Cardiff (2 bombs)
Newcastle
Edinburgh
Belfast
Coventry
Hull
Bristol
Leeds
Sheffield
Derby
Huddersfield
Plymouth
Preston (1 bomb)
Carlisle
Stoke-on-Trent
Southampton
Dundee
Sunderland
Middlesbrough
Exeter
Nottingham
Bradford
Londonderry
Swansea (near miss, countryside torn up, city presumably safe)

Command centres
CHANTICLEER – near miss somewhere near Corsham, distant enough that the structure continued to be used as interim Govt HQ
Catterick
York
Cambridge
Reading
Dover
Armagh

RN command centres
Northwood
Plymouth
Pitreavie
RN bases
Gareloch
Rosyth
Devonport
Holy Loch

RAF command centres
High Wycombe
Ruislip
Bawtry

USAF bases
Alconbury-RAF Wyton-RAF Upwood-RAF Molesworth-Huntingdon
Bentwaters
Lakenheath
Wethersfield

V-bomber dispersal bases
Scampton
Waddington
Honnington
Cottesmore
Coningsby
St Mawgan
Lossiemouth
Leeming
Gaydon
Manston
Leconfield
Pershore
Bedford

Communications/radar facilities
Rugby
Anthorn
Inskip
Londonderry (mentioned above)
Thurso
RAF Boulmer
RAF Bawdsey
RAF Saxa Vord
RAF Feltwell
BMEWS Flyingdales (x3)

Overseas possessions
Hong Kong – safe, but drenched in fallout from Pearl Delta strikes.
Gibraltar
P&S does not list Army bases hit.
Total: 2 million dead immediately, ~15 million within the fortnight.


NORTH AMERICA

Canada
Ottawa
Toronto
Montreal
Winnepeg
Edmonton
Calgary
Vancouver
Various military bases
DEW Line radar stations
United States of America
Washington, D.C
Alabama
Birmingham
Montgomery
Mobile
Alaska
Fairbanks
Anchorage
Elmendorf AFB
Shemya AFB
Arizona
Phoenix
Tucson (Davis-Monthan AFB and Titan II silos)
Flagstaff
Glen Canyon Dam
Arkansas
Little Rock
California
Los Angeles area (multiple strikes)
San Francisco area (multiple strikes)
San Diego (multiple strikes)
San Jose (plus Moffett NAS nearby)
Sacramento area (multiple strikes)
Vandenberg AFB
Beale AFB (plus PAVE PAWS radar array on base)
Castle AFB
Colorado
Denver
Cheyenne Mountain (implied possibly tens of megatons – mountain is “simply gone”)
Connecticut
Grennwich
Hartford
New Haven
Groton (New London Submarine Base)
Delaware
Wilmington
Florida
Miami (also Homestead AFB south of city)
Pensacola (Pensacola NAS in city and Eglin AFB east of city)
Orlando
Jacksonville
Tampa-St. Petersburg (primarily MacDill AFB)
Cape Canaveral (multiple strikes at launch facilities)
Georgia
Atlanta
Robins AFB
Kings Bay Submarine Base
Hawaii
Honolulu (plus Pearl Harbor Naval Base and Hickam AFB)
Kaneohe Bay (Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay)
Schofield Barracks (US Army)
Idaho
Boise
Twin Falls
Illinois
Chicago (>5 MT, possibly 15), within which metro area:
- Evanston
- Aurora
- Joliet
Springfield Airport (another miss to SW)
Rockford
Peoria
Scott AFB (Belleville)
Indiana
Indianapolis
Terre Haute (planned emergency capital; most of state leadership died)
South Bend
Evansville
Anderson
Gary
Hammond
Lafayette
Iowa
Des Moines
Cedar Rapids
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
Sioux City
Quad Cities (x2)
Kansas
Kansas City
Wichita (McConnell AFB plus Titan II silos)
Kentucky
Louisville
Lexington
Paducah
Fort Knox
Louisiana
New Orleans (eastern portion; French Quarter and CBD safe)
Baton Rouge
Shreveport
Alexandria
Lafayette
Maine
Loring AFB
Maryland
Baltimore
Massachusetts
Boston (plus nearby Hanscom AFB)
Cape Cod PAVE PAWS radar array
Michigan
Detroit
Lansing
Grand Rapids
Flint
Minnesota
Minneapolis
St. Paul
Duluth
Mississippi
Jackson
Vicksburg
Meridian
Columbus AFB
Natchez
Missouri
St Louis (~2.8MT)
Kansas City-Independence
Springfield
Whiteman AFB
Many missile silos
Nebraska
Omaha (10MT groundburst)
- Offutt AFB (2x 20MT, one air, one ground, 4x 100KT in the vicinity)
Near miss 35 miles SE of Lincoln (fallout level red/black)
North Platte Hydro
Missile silos connected to F.E. Warren AFB in Wyoming (saturation bombardment of groundbursts; approx.. 160x 250-500 KT weapons). Everything west of Ogallala is dead.
Nevada
Reno (plus Fallon NAS east of city)
Las Vegas (plus Nellis AFB)
Hoover Dam (assumed)
New Hampshire
Pease AFB
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
New Jersey
Trenton
Newark
Jersey City
New Mexico
Albuquerque (plus Kirtland AFB)
Los Alamos
Holloman AFB
New York
New York City
Buffalo
Jamestown (2MT, presumably a miss)
Albany
Rochester
North Carolina
Charlotte
Raleigh-Durham
Fort Bragg
Seymour-Johnson AFB
North Dakota
Minot AFB (plus Minuteman silos connected to the base)
Grand Forks AFB (plus Minuteman silos connected to the base)
Ohio
Columbus
Cincinnati
Akron
Toledo
Springfield
Dayton
Oklahoma
Oklahoma City (Tinker AFB)
Oregon
Portland
Eugene
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Pittsburgh
Harrisburg
Erie
Rhode Island
Providence
South Carolina
Charleston
Columbia
South Dakota
Ellsworth AFB (plus Minuteman silos connected to the base)
Tennessee
Nashville
Chattanooga
Memphis
Texas
Dallas-Fort Worth (multiple strikes)
Houston (multiple strikes)
Austin
San Antonio (multiple military bases)
Petroleum facilities along the Gulf of Mexico coastline
Utah
Salt Lake City
Provo
Hill AFB
Vermont
Virginia
Alexandria (along with other Washington suburbs)
Newport News/Norfolk
Washington
Seattle-Tacoma corridor
Spokane (plus Fairchild AFB nearby)
Grand Coulee Dam
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Madison
Milwaukee
Kenosha
Oshkosh
Eau Claire
Appleton
Wyoming
Cheyenne (F.E. Warren AFB plus Minuteman silos connected to the base)

Mexico
Mexico City (?)


AFRICA

Egypt
Cairo
Alexandria
Aswan High Dam

Angola
Lubango

Mozambique
Maputo

Zimbabwe
Bulawayo (fizzle; limited nuclear contamination of surrounding area)

South Africa
Cape Town (150 KT; Stellenbosch safe)
Pretoria-Centurion-Johannesburg corridor (3x 200KT MIRV)
Note: The author has taken liberties with South African attacks, diverging slightly from the traditional speculation on the situation, as he has drawn up plans for a TL there. For this reason, African attacks must be taken with a grain of salt.


ASIA

China
Beijing
Shanghai
Hefei and neighbouring village of Feixi (x2 300KT)

Japan

Sapporo
Hakodate
Muroran Port
Aomori
Hachinohe (plus nearby Misawa AB)
Morioka
Sendai
Niigata
Greater Tokyo Area (multiple strikes including Atsugi AB, Yokota AB and Yokosuka Naval Base)
Nagano
Shizuoka
Hamamatsu (including JSDAF base)
Chukyo Metroplitan Area (multiple strikes on Nagoya and Gifu metro areas)
Toyama
Kanazawa (and nearby Komatsu AB)
Tsuruga Port
Keihanshin Metropolitan Area (multiple strikes on Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe metro areas)
Okayama (multiple strikes including nearby Kurashiki)
Hiroshima area (multiple strikes including nearby Kure Port, Iwakuni AB, Mihara and Onomichi Port)
Shunan (three strikes)
Shimonoseiki
Fukuoka-Kitakyushu corridor (multiple strikes)
Nagasaki (plus Sasebo Naval Base)
Kumamoto
Kagoshima
Okinawa (multiple strikes, especially on US bases on island)

India

Delhi
Mumbai
Calcutta
Pune
Lucknow
Kanpur
Jaipur
Ludhiana
Bhopal
Ferozepore (Pakistani strike)

_Pakistan_ Islamabad
Karachi
Quetta
Lahore
Peshawar
Kahuta (Indian strike on nuclear research laboratory)
“Multiple tactical strikes” by Indian forces

Vietnam
Hanoi
Haiphong
Saigon


OCEANIA

Australia
Canberra (1 MT)
Sydney
Darwin
Perth (200 KT)
Rockhampton
Cairns
Townsville
Alice Springs
Pine Gap

New Zealand
Wellington (340 KT groundburst; fallout heavy)
Auckland (415KT airburst over city proper)


See Also

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