Europe

Geisa

At one time, the hottest of points in the iciest of cold wars. The Soviets planned to send their tanks across the East German border here and down through the Fulda Gap to Frankfurt. The Americans responded by bringing up their Davy Crocket tactical nuclear weapons. All that remains today are this warning track, a few decrepit Soviet listening posts, and a tiny museum.

How close we all came to extinction…

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