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Poledník Lookout Tower in Prášily, Czechia

The lookout tower at Poledník in Czechia is known today for its beautiful 360-degree views of the surrounding mountains, but during the Cold War, the structure was a well-kept military secret. Situated at an elevation of over 4,300 feet and on the border with Germany, Poledník was perfectly suited for the creation of a radio surveillance base. A tower building equipped with communication technology was built in the 1960s.
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