|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 26 Aug 2009 12:25:10 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] GLOBAL, REUSE: Lychen II complex, former East Germany|
Cool market for Cold War relic David Crossland The National (Abu Dhabi) August 25, 2009FÜRSTENBERG, GERMANY - For sale: one former Soviet nuclear warheads depot, complete with bunkers, 24,000 square metres of derelict buildings and a former shooting range, all in the middle of a scenic German pine forest.
The state of Brandenburg is inviting bids for the 97-hectare site north of Berlin, one of four central storage facilities for atomic weapons in East Germany that would have devastated West Germany if the Cold War nightmare had happened.
The warheads, a potential selling point, have been removed. The Soviets whisked them away in the dead of night sometime after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. The site was handed over to the German government in 1992.
... For the entire article, see http://www.thenational.ae/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090826/FOREIGN/708259934/1002 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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