Thursday, May 2, 2013

DailyMail: Wisconsin family discovers fully-stocked fallout shelter in their back yard 50 years later

For more than a decade after they moved into their house in Neenah, Wisconsin, the Zwick family knew they had a Cold War bunker in their backyard.

It was not until 2010 that anyone thought to open the heavy steel hatch, climb down the ladder and explore the 8-foot-by-10-foot chamber that the home's previous owner had built to protect his family from a nuclear attack.

Floating in five feet of water that had seemed into the bunker were sealed U.S. Army boxed packed with all of the supplies a family would need to survive two weeks underground.

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1 comment:

  1. I wonder if they realize that collectors will pay a fortune for that stuff? By now I am sure they have been contacted by someone trying to scam them out of it.
    I also wonder why this was in the Daily Mail & not a Wisc paper.


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