Switzerland 1987 Lucerne Bunker Sonnenberg Tunnel (30 images)

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Switzerland. Canton Lucerne. The Sonnenberg tunnel in Lucerne during the largest civil defense exercise ever held in the country. From 16 to 21 November 1987, almost 1200 men and women converted a motorway tunnel into perhaps the world's largest bunker structure. The civil protectors had to prove during the exercise «Ameise » ( Ants in english) that in an emergency more than 20,000 inhabitants of the city of Lucerne could survive here in the mountain for two weeks. The...
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