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|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...||01/17/2010||802|
|The alternate seat of North Rhine-Westphalia was a secret nuclear bunker in Urft, near Euskirchen. In a nuclear war the Prime Minister and 200 experts took protection of government business. |
The planning started in 1962. The complex is about 1,000 square meters, it measures 35 x 29 x 16.2 meters. The entrance is camouflaged in a civilian double garage.
In 1993 th...
|Originally built in 1957 as a hardened PACCS bunker as an extension of Westover AFB, MA. Originally designed to be a TOP SECRET nuclear bomb proof SAC Command Post, but replaced with a more suitable, much more spacious command post some distance from here. |
Originally it was thought that the Soviets would not be able to reach into the U.S. to this distance with anything more then...
|Welcome to one of the nations most secret defence sites. Hack Green has played a central role in the defence of Britain for almost sixty years. As you approach Hack Green over the picturesque farmland and rolling Cheshire countryside, it's hard to imagine a more peaceful location, but it was not always like this!|
|New Chinese bases, some under the mountains, where new nuclear submarines can dock and be hidden from satellite imagery. There are several tunnels leading into the mountain and huge piers at which to dock warships.|
|Situated in the Pas-de-Calais, 5 km from the town of Saint-Omer, LA COUPOLE is a gigantic underground bunker designed by the Nazis, in 1943-1944, to store, prepare and launch the V2 rockets (first missiles to reach the stratosphere), the secret weapon that Hitler was counting on to destroy London and reverse the course of the war. |
|This U-boat bunker is located in Bremen. The bunker was 362m x 68m in size and the roof of the bunker was 4,5m thick. The construction of the bunker started in March 1944 and was never completed.|
|Bunker Aachen Forest|
(Germany - Nordrhein-Westfalen - Aachen)
This bunker was part of the Westwall and was build in 1939. It was of type Regelbautyp SK/6a No. 153 and was 10.7 by 12 metres tall. The walls are 2 metres thick and the bunker had a armoured dome with a MG 08. The crew existed of 9 soldiers.
On 13 and 14 September 1944 there were fights a...
|The purpose of the bunker was to construct U-boats (submarines). The 9 parts of the specific U-boat, U-boat XXI, were already finished. In the bunker they would put all the parts together and then a complete U-boat would leave the bunker.|
The bunker is built next to the Weser, the plan was to dig a channel to the bunker so the U-boat could easily get in and out, they never had the ...
|U-boat bunker is located in Lorient. The bunker was 403 x 146m in size and the roof of the bunker was 3,5m thick. The bunker was constructed in the period May 1941 - December 1941 and had a capacity of 7 boats||08/25/2009||1,734|
|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...
|This blue helicopter approaching Brands Hatch raceway.|
Brands Hatch is a motor racing circuit in Kent, England. First used as a dirt track motorcycle circuit on farmland, it hosted 12 runnings of the British Grand Prix between 1964 and 1986 and currently holds many British and international racing events. The name of the circuit may derive from the Gaelic Brondehach (bron meaning...