This Top-Secret Soviet Nuclear Missile Base Remained Hidden – Until It Was Discovered In 1978

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Image: Charlie Phillips and Image: Linasmm
Image: Charlie Phillips / Linasmm

It’s 1978 and American analysts are scanning reconnaissance images of territory in the north of the Soviet-controlled Republic of Lithuania. Suddenly something out of the ordinary is spotted in a woodland clearing. It doesn’t take long to figure out that what’s been uncovered is nothing less than a top-secret nuclear missile base.

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