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Swiss Up! - Where's your nearest bunker?

Swiss Up! // Community// Explore Switzerland// Science & Technology// Health// General // June 12, 2018

Switzerland is obsessed with bunker building for it's citizens. It all started in the 60s during the cold war but to this day many new buildings come with bunkers in the cellar. There was even a highway tunnel designed to accommodate 20,000 in case of a nuclear war. A terrible idea as it turned out later... 

Figure it all out in today's edition of Swiss Up!

Image credits: Von Kecko from Switzerland (Rheintal SG) - Swiss Civil Defense Bunker, CC BY 2.0

 

 

 

 

 

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