24 – West German Nuclear Monitoring System

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Welcome to episode 24 of Cold War Conversations.

Today’s episode. We’re talking about the Cold War nuclear monitoring system in West Germany.

Todays guest is Mirko Krumm who managed the preservation of a Warning Bunker in West Germany.

West Germany had a number of Nuclear Warning Bunkers dotted around the country. Mirko describes the organisation and of these and the preservation of his bunker near Bremen.

Before we start I would again like to thank all those who are supporting the podcast with monthly pledges via Patreon. It is much appreciated and will allow us to expand the scope of the podcast.

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Back to today’s episode and a warm welcome to Mirko Krumm

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16 – How I nearly started World War 3

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Livedrop AlbumBefore we start I’d like to say how humbled I am by the level of interest in the podcast and the kind comments from our many subscribers. If you’d like to support us further and get some extras then head over to Patreon. There’s also links on the home page of the website at www.coldwarconversations.com.

Back to the business in hand, today we’re talking to Mark Valley, host of the Livedrop espionage podcast.

Mark served with the US army as a combat engineer in West Germany and later with the Berlin Brigade.

His story gives you an eyewitness account of service in both locations, but also gives some insight into the training, tactics and dilemmas of service in the army.

I am delighted and honoured to welcome Mark Valley.

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