Investor needed to make Hitler’s lair a tourist attraction

Wolf’s Lair – Adolf Hitler’s eastern headquarters – now open for investment

Currently little more than a bombed-out fortress in Poland’s remote north-eastern forests, the Wolf’s Lair – Adolf Hitler’s former military headquarters to oversee the war in Eastern Europe – is open to investors to help turn it into a tourist attraction. Owned by a local forestry authority, the site once held around 80 buildings, including an independent power plant and a train station. This is also the place where Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg made his now-famous assassination attempt on Hitler, later dramatised in the 2008 movie Valkyrie starring Tom Cruise. It took until 1955 to clear over 54,000 landmines that surrounded Wolfsschanze.
A suitable investor has so far eluded the lair. “We are waiting for offers, but so far we have none,” one forestry official told Reuters. “The requirements are quite high because we want a new leaseholder to invest a lot, particularly in a museum with an exhibition that could be open all year long.”
USA Today
[pictured: Hitler’s conference room after the assassination attempt; Bundesarchiv, Bild 146-1972-025-10 / CC-BY-SA]

x

Check Also

Nordica, Regional Jet, leasing, lessor, Estonia, LOT, Polish, Groningen, Tallinn

Estonian lessor expands its fleet

Regional Jet, founded by the national airlines of Estonia and Poland, will add two more planes to its fleet.

Moss, Rygge, airport, close, Norway, tax, government, Ryanair, low-cost, future, equity, Jotunfjell, liquidation, vipps

Oslo Rygge: life after death?

Oslo Rygge Airport is a success story with a tragic ending

Aarhus rail carries first passengers

Long-awaited light rail opens for normal service today

Primera Air, compensation, damages, court, ruling, EU, law

Denmark’s Primera to enter transatlantic battle

TTG Media interviews vice president and chief commercial officer

AtlasGlobal, Copenhagen, CPH, Istanbul, Turkey, flight

Airline opens more Copenhagen-Istanbul flights

Business appears to be booming between the two cities

taxi, Stockholm, Translator, language, Russian, Spanish, French, German, order, book

Stockholm taxis on offer in 28 languages

Project inspired by firm’s international workforce