Photo Gallery: Waging WW3 from Underground
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Photo Gallery: Waging WW3 from Underground

East Germany's Forgotten Bunkers New Research Sheds Light on Soviet Plans for World War III

German historians are divided over the significance of a massive Communist-era bunker in the former East Germany. Was it to be used as a command post in the event of a Soviet invasion of Western Europe? Researchers now believe Europe was closer to the nuclear abyss than was previously believed.
Translated from the German by Paul Cohen