American civilian and military leaders took countless steps to protect the nation's population during World War II, from blackouts to incident drills. This section looks at some of the ways the government and people of Oregon secured the homeland against attack.
Warning Service: Oregon's First Line of Defense
Defense Officials Insist: Air Raids Can Happen Here!
Blackouts Darken the Skies of Oregon
Dimouts Yield New Regulations and Enforcement
Evacuate the Area: Emergency Housing Surveys in Oregon
Beware the Bomb: Oregonians Discover New Ways to Die
Women Save the Day for Oregon's Medical Services
The National Guard is Off to War: Who Will Protect Us Now?
Shielding Oregon's Vital Assets: Forest and Plant Protection
Until We Get This Right: Incident Drills and Control Centers
So Much Work to Do: Other Civilian Protection Activities