Country: Germany Region: R.P.
Latitude: 49° 53' 21" N Longitude: 6° 33' 25" E
Area use / Military Branches: Closed
Idenheim; former USAF Mace 71st TMS launch facility "C pad" or site VIII. Equal to the Rittersdorf site this one was also a hardened MACE underground facility. After MACE closure the site was taken over by US Army and converted into a Patriot AD missile site operated by 5th Bn,7th ADA defending the Bitburg and Spangdahlem areas. Site closed 2001 and converted into a solar energy complex.
Mace B http://www.mace-b.com/38TMW/Bitburg/Site_8/
Site layouts http://www.darkplaces.org/Deutschland/Nato/Rittersdorf/Grundriss%201.jpg
Cold war 1966 http://www.mace-b.com/38tmw/bitburg/site_8/images/1965-05%2001%20Rittersdorf%20Germany%20Missile%20Site-small.jpg
Cold war 1966 http://www.mace-b.com/38tmw/Bitburg/images/1965-05%2003%20Rittersdorf%20Germany%20Missile%20Site-%20small.jpeg
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