What has Kim Jong-un done for us? Made nuclear bunkers relevant again | Deborah Orr

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There are old sites dotted around the British countryside; for years they have been historical curiosities. Suddenly they seem potentially useful

When the artefacts of history again seem relevant it’s a strange sensation. Nuclear bunkers have long been dotted here and there; historical curios. Then came Kim. Then Trump. Scotland’s Secret Bunker has been open to the public for 20 years. Built in the 1950s as part of Britain’s response to the cold war, it lies 100 feet under the fields of East Fife, with two storeys of rooms and corridors, each the size of a football pitch. A very long corridor leads to the 1.5 tonne steel doors behind which a team of people monitored possible nuclear attack for 40 years. From here, an emergency government would have run Scotland, had the worst come to the worst.

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