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This year, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the Doomsday Clock dial forward to two minutes to midnight. The symbolic gesture shows that the threat of nuclear war still looms, long after the end of the Cold War. In this article, Sarah Robey, Silvia Berger Ziauddin and Peter Bennesved consider the new age of nuclear fear, emphasize a need to push the boundaries of Cold War civil defense studies and outline the scope of the newly established Transnational Civil Defense Working Group.

The Cold War Portal on the website of the Berlin Center for Cold War Studies is a virtual platform that introduces institutions that deal with the Cold War on an interactive map.  The 100th entry is on the Museum Konsperi Asia-Afrika. By Sophie Lange.

The command bunker of Odense, Denmark, was intended to offer shelter in case of a – most likely nuclear – World War III.

The Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum is situated in the heart of Europe, beneath the Buda Castle in Budapest, Hungary.

Langelandsfort was built in 1952-53 as part of the Danish naval defense and in 1997 it was turned into a Cold war museum as part of the Langelands Museums.

The 28 Group Observed is a registered Scottish Charity who looks after the Royal Observer Corps (ROC) Caledonian Sector bunker at Craigiebarns, Dundee, United Kingdom.

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Imperial War Museums (IWM) is a family of five museums: IWM London;

Cold War research has long focused on the bipolar order of East-West relations. Without calling these findings into question, we can and should however ask whether and how the bipolar pattern of order was undermined, bypassed or even dissolved during the same time. By Claudia Kemper.

The massive underground structure, the Atomic War Command – ARK, was built during the Cold War period (1953-1979) to shelter Yugoslavia's leadership cadre, headed by President Josip Broz Tito.

The Cold War was a global conflict and Cold War scholars are among the most international of academic communities - research on this time period is a collaborative effort of scholars from all over the world. This seven-part series is a cooperation of the Berlin Center for Cold War Studies and the Military History Portal. The interviews were conducted by Dr. Christoph Nübel (Humboldt University of Berlin) and Dr. Klaas Voß (Hamburg Institute for Social Research). This week: Dr. phil. Frank Reichherzer, Research Fellow at the Center for Military History and the Social Sciences of the German Army (ZMSBw) − Potsdam, Germany. (In German).

The Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History is a category two federal scientific institution (ISF/FWI), as well as a state service with separate management (SEGS/SAB).

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Visit the nuclear attack-proof fortress in Stevns Klint, and hear the story about one of Denmark's most secret places, which was located at the utmost frontline during the Cold War.

While in Britain and Denmark the legacies of the Cold War have since been registered as part of the culture of remembrance and in some cases protected as memorials, in Germany the sensitivity for this chapter of recent history is still lacking. The disinterest of the federal, regional and municipal governments is primarily an expression of the historical amnesia abounding since the 1990s. By Ulrich Mählert.

The Diefenbunker is one of the most unique National Historic Sites in Canada, and the country's most significant surviving Cold War site.

What is left of the Cold War? Dutch photographer Martin Roemers gives a clear answer: the structural and topographic relics of the conflict between East and West in Europe. He has tracked down and, so to say, preserved its traces. The shots of the twice winner of the World Press Photo Award and the 2015 Series Winner of the Street Photography Award take us to abandoned army bases and bunker complexes, military training areas, technical installations, monitoring facilities and memorial sites.

The Association "Berliner Unterwelten" (Berlin Underworlds) researches underground buildings and their context in history and urban development.

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