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Wolf’s Lair

Wolf's Lair

Wolf’s Lair

Wolf’s Lair (Gierłoż, 11-400 Ketrzyn) — located 3 1/2 hours north of Warsaw, various travel outfits provide tours of this unique World War II-era site:  “Wolf’s Lair” (a.k.a. “wolfschanze” — the former headquarters of Nazi invader Adolf Hitler).  This was a hidden city consisting of nearby 200 buildings, including shelters, barracks, two airports, a power station, a train station, and water works (all built by the German invaders within a short period after their invasion of Poland). An assassination attempt against Hitler also occurred here (highlighted in the 2008 Tom Cruise Hollywood film “Valkyrie”).  The following companies provide tours to this historically significant site:  www.realpoland.eu;  www.intopoland.com;  www.alpventures.com; www.warsawtraveltours.com