Over the upscale Berlin District of Grunewald perched a mysterious fortress, crowned by four white domes: the devil’s mountain. The Field Station was built by the allies during the Cold war as a listening station. Some 250 miles behind the enemy lines, the West was able to eavesdrop on the operations of the Soviet ideal. In vain they tried to block the eavesdropping. What are the features that make the former espionage system still fascinating for visitors?
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Boris Ewenstein was one of the legendary pilots who took part in the rescue of the crew and passengers of the steamship "Chelyuskin", nipped the polar ice cap. In the prewar years, stories about the heroism for his authorship have appeared in numerous anthologies and separate editions, and he was awarded the Order of the red Star. With the outbreak of war he was – in the rank of Lieutenant Colonel – commanded the regiment and squadron. It seemed a brilliant career of a Jewish boy, a native of the Odessa slums are guaranteed. But the destiny has disposed differently...