The logic of the Cold War was rock solid: both camps were preparing for an atomic war, although both sides knew that it could never be won. Somewhere in the ‘Dübener Heide’ (near Leipzig) a secret bunker complex was constructed at the end of the 1970’s. It was meant to serve as a command centre in case the Third World War would start.

The bunker complex is a museum now. Next to three bunkers that are open to visit, you can also see a number of vehicles, brands that we have already long forgotten…


PS: this blog post is part of my trip to the former DDR (GDR). Here you can find the first blog post.

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