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During the Cold War, the Nike Missile Site was part of a larger system, both real and symbolic, designed to prevent civilians in Illinois and Indiana from impending Soviet attacks. A relic of this paranoid era long gone by, the missile base and fallout shelter still remains intact.

Indianapolis

Nike Missile Site C-47

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During the Cold War, the Nike Missile Site was part of a larger system, both real and symbolic, designed to prevent civilians in Illinois and Indiana from impending Soviet attacks. A relic of this paranoid era long gone by, the missile base and fallout shelter still remains intact.