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|Some Nike Missile Site|
The United States Army built a ring of Nike missile launchers around Seattle in the 1950s...
|This site in Moscow, Maine was used to watch for Soviet missile attack during the Cold War. Abandoned almost as quickly as the Cold War. During its operational lifetime it provided cover to many marijuana farmers as surveillance helicopter flights were not allowed in the vicinity.||08/03/2005||730|
|The York Cold War Bunker is a two-storey semi-subterranean bunker in the Holgate area of York, England, built in 1961 during the cold war to monitor nuclear explosions and fallout in Yorkshire in the event of nuclear war. It was used by the Royal Observer Corps as a headquarters between 1961 and 1991. It is an English Scheduled Monument and was opened in 2006 by English Heritage as a tourist...||01/16/2010||509|
|This is RAF Neatishead that during the Cold War identified incomming Soviet aircraft and directed RAF fighters to intercept. It was used until recently but is now closed. In the top left of the site the orignial radar is visisble, and the red roofed building to the south of this is the entrance to the nuclear bunker which housed and protected the operators. An F-4 Phantom is the guard gate.||12/31/2005||567|
|Relics of the wartime defences for RAF Scampton.||11/14/2009||393|
|The Battle of Cold Harbor, the final battle of Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's 1864 Overland Campaign during the American Civil War, is remembered as one of American history's bloodiest, most lopsided battles. Thousands of Union soldiers were slaughtered in a hopeless frontal assault against the fortified troops of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. Grant said of the battle in his memoirs &qu...||01/09/2007||936|
|Near Utzingen east of the Swiss capital Bern the Government Bunker (Berner Regierungsbunker) of Switzerland is located. It's hidden under a barn at a farm.|
Up to the end of the Cold War it was a secret where it was, but after the end of the Communist countries around 1990 it was revealed where it is.
After the end of the Cold War the Swiss Parliament has often deba...
|Oymyakon is known as the Northern Pole of Cold. On January 26th, 1926, a temperature of -71.2°C (-96 °F) was recorded there. This is the lowest temperature ever recorded in any locality on Earth that has permanent, year-round human habitation. It is also the lowest temperature recorded for the Northern hemisphere.||09/29/2005||558|
|Hot Spot in the cold war.|
Point Alpha is located on the border between Hessen and Thuringia between Rasdorf and Geisa in the Rhoen Mountains. Located in the middle of nature-preserve Rhoen and other nature sanctuaries, this historic facility with its authentic buildings and grounds is a reminder of the partition of Germany and the horrors of the Cold War. The entire complex is a ...
|The Secret Nuclear Bunker at Kelvedon Hatch, in the Borough of Brentwood in the English county of Essex, is a large underground bunker used during the cold war as a regional government headquarters. Since being decommissioned in 1992, the bunker has been open to the public as a tourist attraction (known as the Secret Nuclear Bunker), with a museum focusing on its cold war history. The entrance ...||01/16/2010||843|
Type: Douglas CC-129 Dakota 4M (DC-3A-467)
NASARR Dakota "Pinocchio" of the Canadian Armed Forces, Cold Lake AFB. Several air forces, including the Belgian, German and Canadian had some Dakota's modified to train future Starfighter pilots on the North American Search and Ranging Radar, which was housed in the pointed...
|The historical San Marco square, Piazza San Marco, in Venice. Built in 1063, when Venetian merchants acquired the supposed relics of Saint Mark the Evangelist from Alexandria. Pigeons not included!||07/12/2005||1,574|