Tagged: Cold War

The Largest Stalinist Building in Prague

If you arrive to Prague by train from Berlin or Dresden, at about the same time when the conductor is trying to make his English announcement for the station Praha Holešovice, you can see...

No, it’s not an air raid

Funny observation: It’s the first Wednesday of the month, and immediately after 12 o’clock people start searching on the web for “prague siren”, “siren noise in prague” and so on. Foreigners really seem to...

Air Raid Sirens

Every first Wednesday of the month at noon, public life in the Czech Republic is absorbed by the wailing of air raid sirens, followed by an announcement assuring us that this is not about a real threat.