US Nuclear Bombs in Europe Berlin Holds on to Obsolete Weapons

The US still has dozens of nuclear war heads stationed throughout Europe, including an estimated 20 in Germany. Yet, hardly anyone thinks this makes sense any more -- apart from those at Germany's Defense Ministry.
Von Cordula Meyer und Alexander Szandar
The Büchel air base in south-west Germany: The US Air Force has around 20 nuclear bombs stationed there.

The Büchel air base in south-west Germany: The US Air Force has around 20 nuclear bombs stationed there.

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