Saturday, August 18, 2007

Prisoner Boxcars for Martial Law

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Thanks to orwellian bob
Date: Aug 18, 2007 1:12 PM

I think you all Should read about this shit....Its been going on for a long time and it will affect you.

So look into it and spread your research, repost this, email your family and friends Before you and them end up shackled to a train and are run into FEMA camps like cattle.

~Orwellian Bob

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If you don't believe this, you may want to do your homework here

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and a million other places under FEMA Camps, Rex 84 Camps, Concentration Camps, etc.

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Date: Aug 18, 2007 12:55 AM

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From: Rainbojangles
Date: Aug 17, 2007 10:50 PM

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Date: 2007/8/17

Date: Aug 17, 2007 5:55 PM

SHACKLED BOXCARS in OR,TX,,MT,NH, NC; & intervew w/imported NATO crack troops
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It has since been learned that GUNDERSON STEEL FABRICATION is under secret contract from the U.S. government to produce these prisoner boxcars. The company received an order from the federal government tobuild 107,200 full length railroad boxcars with the shackles inside. Gunderson has a satellite factory for making the boxcars with shackles in Texas. Interestingly, Gunderson became the launching pad where then-presidential candidate Governor George W. Bush introduced his plan for social security reform on May 16, 2000, a major part of the current president's platform. Apparently, Mr. Bush has some special relation with Gunderson. --- It is no secret that the U.S. steel industry, which has undergone one of the most horrific depressions of any domestic industry over the past 30 years, is emerging from this long decline with remarkable rapidity. We reported in a Gold-Eagle [investment news] column in January 2001 that shares of leading U.S. steel maker Bethlehem Steel were being enormously accumulated by insiders. --- Since that initial report in January 2001, Bethlehem Steel shares have risen in excess of 400%. Such an impressive percentage gain in such a short period of time (especially considering the slow-moving nature of this sector) bespeaks of something extremely unusual on the horizon that will improve the fortunes of America's languishing steel industry. --- THAT SOMETHING IS MARSHALL LAW PLANS AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF A POLICE STATE INFRASTRUCTURE. --- Gunderson got over 2 billion dollars. --- One of the cars was seen by Phil Schneider in a rail yard in NORTH PORTLAND, OREGON.

With a seven-inch thick portfolio filled with photographs, news articles, correspondence, etc., Mr. Sea (intentionally anonymous) is a former inspector for the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Department of Defense, with 31 years of federal service in the military, nine with the Department of Defense, including two years with the Air Staff --- holder of the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, three awards of the Joint Service Medal --- spoke of the coming American Holocaust of the Government's plans for dealing with the non-New World Orderites --- infrastructure that has already been set up to incarcerate and execute Americans, and the locations of the facilities...all with photographs --- Mr. Sea: "On August 6, 1994, I toured the Amtrak Railcar Repair Facility at Beech Grove, Indianapolis, Indiana. There are at least ten maintenance barns at this facility, covering 129 acres, with two separate fences with the tops leaning inward. The windows of several buildings have been bricked up....There are three helicopter 25-knot aviation wind socks (which aren't the correct ones to use for chemical spills which require 10-knot wind socks). There are high security NSA-style people turnstiles, and high intensity/security lighting for 24-hour operation. The box car (gas chamber) building fence is marked with special 'RED/BLUE Zone' signs [visible in the photo ]. This corresponds to the 'mission' of the RED/BLUE Lists which surfaced in June and July of 1996. Under martial law, this will become a death camp. They're only going to handle category one and two (RED and BLUE) people there. This box car facility will be used for execution.



From a May 1995 talk by Phil Schneider: "Recently, I knew someone who lived near where I live in Portland, Oregon. He worked at Gunderson Steel Fabrication, where they make railroad cars. Now, I knew this fellow for the better part of 30 years, and he was kind of a quiet type. He came in to see me one day, excited, and he told me "they're building prisoner cars." He was nervous. Gunderson, he said, had a contract with the federal government to build 107,200 full length railroad cars, each with 143 pairs of shackles. There are 11 sub-contractors in this giant project. Supposedly, Gunderson got over 2 billion dollars for the contract. Bethlehem Steel and other steel outfits are involved. He showed me one of the cars in the rail yards in North Portland. He was right. If you multiply 107,200 times 143 times 11, you come up with about 15,000,000. This is probably the number of people who disagree with the federal government. No more can you vote any of these people out of office. Our present structure of government is "technocracy", not democracy, and it is a form of feudalism. It has nothing to do with the republic of the United States....I believe we can do better. I also believe that the federal government is running the gambit of enslaving the people of the United States. I am not a very good speaker, but I'll keep shooting my mouth off until somebody puts a bullet in me, because it's worth it to talk to a group like this about these atrocities. [Within a year, Paul Schneider was assassinated.]


a. Gunderson Steel Fabrication holds the federal contract for the 100,000+ shackle-mounted boxcars.

. In 2000, BUSH as candidate makes his way to VISIT Gunderson Steel Fabrication (IN TEXAS), (ostensibly (alibi) to give a t.v. speech about social security. Why a speech on social security had to be conducted from a shackled-boxcar manufacturing site, only Bush will know for sure...) "...Gunderson Steel Fabrication is under secret contract from the U.S. government to produce these prisoner boxcars. The company received an order from the federal government to build 107,200 full length railroad boxcars with the shackles inside. Gunderson has a satellite factory for making the boxcars with shackles in Texas. Interestingly, Gunderson became the launching pad where then-presidential candidate Governor George W. Bush introduced his plan for social security reform on May 16, 2000, a major part of the current president's platform. Apparently, Mr. Bush has some special personal relation with Gunderson."

c. 11 SUBCONTRACTORS IN SHACKLED-BOXCAR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT: Quotes taken from a lecture given by [the late, great] Philip Schneider [ASSASSINATED IN 1996, ex-NATO geologist who gave up his 1 million dollar a year retirement salary, who has blown the whole New World Order wide open. He is assassinated less than one year after he started talking, after many failed attempts to 're-hire' him. He was told he was doing "irrevocable" damage to the New World Order by US intelligence agents who visited him in his Portland, Oregon apartment.] This is from a talk he gave in May of 1995, at Post Falls, Idaho. It is on the topic of RAILROAD CARS: "Recently, I knew someone who lived near where I live in Portland, Oregon. He worked at Gunderson Steel Fabrication, where they make railroad cars. Now, I knew this fellow for the better part of 30 years, and he was kind of a quiet type. He came in to see me one day excited, and he told me 'they're building prisoner cars.' He was nervous. Gunderson, he said, had a contract with the federal government to build 107,200 full length railroad cars, each with 143 pairs of shackles. There are 11 sub-contractors in this giant project. Supposedly, Gunderson got over 2 billion dollars for the contract. Bethlehem Steel and other steel outfits are involved. He showed me one of the cars in the rail yards in North Portland. He was right. If you multiply 107,200 times 143 times 11, you come up with about 15,000,000. This is probably the number of people who disagree with the federal government. "



The NWO's next big investment, under martial law, is the soon-to-be legalized transportation of human cargo for forced labor and execution via none other than independent contractors. I did not begin looking for a Bush/Cheney connection when I began researching this article, but I sadly ended up there. Some will argue with the following connections, but I believe that the connections are relevant and that a researcher with more time and resources could certainly make this a noteworthy endeavor. Thus, I leave you with the following:

A few years ago, I first learned of the camps. 600+ FEMA internment camps within these United States. They are what some are calling our future concentration camps. They are there, and there by executive order. It's a fact that cannot be denied. While researching the location of the camps, I was made aware that some, like the ones in Alaska, are only accessible by air and rail transportation. It was this fact that brought me to a new reality. A new found fear of trains.

Many researchers have cited the existence of over 107, white, UN railroad cars that have been built by independent contracters in the United States. These cars can hold dozens of prisoners and have, on numerous occasions, been shown to have 135 human shackes in each car. These would be the cars that FEMA would transfer such terrorists/dissidents to their forced labor, internment, or concentration camps. A terrorist who may have only been a peaceful protestor at the Republican National Convention. Or perhaps an individual who had an interest in the wrong book at the library. (A reference to the post 9/11 "What if America, Wasn't America?" line of commercials.)

Upon the instigation of martial law, FEMA's infamous "RED and BLUE" List, with over 6 million Americans marked for priority arrest, would determine the location of your camp and your fate. It would be the beginning of many more arrests to come. But even if you deny the existence of that list, this one fact cannot be ignored: someone, for some reason, would be on a train to a FEMA camp in a time of national emergency.

Speaking on anonymity, an employee of a manufacturer of railcars stated that Gunderson Rail Car Co. received a contract to build over 400 boxcars. These boxcars were ordered and paid for by the UN. They were white and they had shackles built into them. Shackles possibly for a brother, a sister, a mother, or you. Another company was making the boxcars as well. A company called Thrall Railcar.

Thrall Rail Car merged with Trinity Industries, Inc. in October of 2001 to form the Trinity Rail Group. For those of you who believe in David Icke's views on occult symbolism in corporate logos, I'll simply add that Trinity Industries has "3 pyramids" in their logo. If you don't, I'll also add that on the Board of Directors of Trinity Rail Group is Craig J. Duchossois. He is a heavy contributor to the Bush-Cheney 04, Inc. re-election campaign and labeled a Pioneer. A Pioneer is someone who has contributed more than $100,000 to the re-election campaign. Craig J. Duchossois is also Chairman of the The Chamberlain Group. A group that sells access and security products for homes and businesses around the world including biometrics.

Now the white boxcars sometimes have been cited to have such labels as "Kansas City Southern" on the side to make them appear more inconspicuous. Boxcars would typically have a number like CSXT 119626 on the side, which is a reporting mark indicating who owns the car and the number being how to route them. Perhaps the people ordering the boxcars, don't want you to know where you're going but simply who sent you there so you know before you die. I chose to find out now.

Kansas City Southern is a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the U.S., Mexico, and Panama. KCS's rail holdings and investments are primary components of a NAFTA railway system that links commerical and industrial centers of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. One of KCS's Directors is Robert J. Druten. Druten is also the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hallmark Cards, Inc. But why would a VP of Greeting Cards be on the Board of Directors for a Railroad Company? Hallmark coincidentally has been chosen every year of Bush's presidency to produce presidential holiday cards. Robert Druten along with Hallmark have also been making re-election campaign contributions to George W. Bush.

As previously stated, KCS has railroad investments in Panama. A country that George Bush Sr. invaded before Desert Storm under the pretext of Manuel Noriega's Drug Trafficking. Some say it was the practice invasion for Iraq. So what if KCS has offices in one of the largest drug smuggling ports in the world? If Bush Senior and Junior are truly tied up with KCS, it is entirely possible that key CIA drug smuggling has been primarily coming through our railroad system. From Panama, up through Mexico, into Texas, straight on to Houston, Dallas (a.k.a. Bush Central) all on KCS rail lines (along with Union Pacific).

On December 4, 2003, KCS announced in Pro-Homeland fashion that it has become a certified member of the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism program, which is run by U.S. Customs and Border Protection of the Department of Homeland Security. It's important to note that one of the motivations for companies to participate in the CTPAT is that they will be rewarded with fewer customs inspections when their cargo arrives in the US. They are agreeing to "self assess" their security under the CTPAT guidelines in exchange for less custom inspections. Sounds like a great program. It almost sounds like letting a student grade his own homework, and for every "A" he gets to skip a day of class.

To further play devil's advocate, I believe this announcement simply places them under a more suspect connection to our government and FEMA control by establishing the history of a relationship with Homeland Security. Under executive order #11005 the government can take over railroads, inland waterways and public storage facilities in a time of national emergency. Conveniently, all executive orders that would allot FEMA the ability to suspend the constitution are omitted from their own website in their own "executive orders" section. Why would they even want to control the rails? Why do they not want you to know they have that power?

During his role as governor of Texas, George W. Bush met with with Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo on multiple occassions. Incidentally in 2001, President Zedillo was appointed to Union Pacific's Board of Directors. He now has a seat on the boards of the Alcoa and Procter & Gamble corporations and a resume very similar to VP Dick Cheney. Oddly enough, Dick Cheney also served on the Board of Directors for Proctor & Gamble and served on Union Pacific's Board during Zedillo's presidency. What are the odds?

Due to a bad economy and poor leadership, Zedillo was bailed out by the Clinton Administration to save his administration. Conditions of the bailout required Mexico to deposit all of its export oil revenues as collateral in the Wall Street branch of the U.S. Federal Reserve. This gave the NWO oil cabal even more control over the world's oil supply. The ex-president also advises the prestigious Council on Foreign Relations, the UN, and David Rockefeller's Trilateral Commission. While Zedillo was President and George Bush was governor of Texas, KCS won a $1.4 billon bid which doubled it's track mileage and made it a key player in growing U.S. Mexican trade by operating Mexico's busiest rail line into the United States. Perhaps Zedillo and Bush were discussing more than Border Patrol.

Let me go back to Gunderson Rail Car Co. which is a subsidiary of the Greenbrier Companies. The Greenbriar companies are a leading supplier of transportation equipment and services to the railroad industry. One of Greenbrier's major european companies is Greenbrier Germany which was obtained in 2000. Greenbrier Germany is a design and marketing group for rail cars. Perhaps the NWO likes german designs on their transports to concentration camps. They worked so well in the past.

On June 17, 2004, the Greenbrier Companies announced that it has received orders from TTX for nearly 7,000 railcars valued at approximately $400 million principally for production in North America. It is the largest single award Greenbrier has ever received. In all, Greenbrier owns over 12,000 railcars and performs management services for approximately 113,000 railcars. I wonder how many boxcars they have "off the record" for those clients that cannot be acknowledged. Finally, TTX has a friend of Cheney's on the Board of Directors, Mr. Robert M. Knight, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Union Pacific. They worked together when Cheney was on the Board. Why is a friend of Cheney's giving them the largest single order Greenbrier has ever received? What does Bush/Cheney have planned for 2005-2006. What does the NWO have planned?

Bush and Cheney have been shown to have ties to KCS, Union Pacific, Trinity Rail Car, The Chamberlain Group, and The Greenbrier Companies, after only a small amount of internet research. Imagine what you could learn if you followed up on this.

After I began writing this article I was outside and heard a train whistle in the moonlight. For a few moments I felt the sensation of a jew in Nazi Germany. Despite any problems one may have with the above information, you still have to acknowledge the camps. Those FEMA internment or what some would call, concentration camps. New camps are going up every day. Camps that can only be accessed by Train.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

The Fur Underground

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The fur underground: A documentary on extreme activism

The FBI tagged them terrorists. They are under constant threat of arrest in the United States and some of them might even get killed in action, but the ALF activists persist. 'Behind the Mask,' a controversial documentary that was banned for screening in many countries, tells the story of ordinary people who are willing to pay with their lives for their beliefs

Erez Erlichman
Published: 08.15.07, 16:29 / Israel Activism

"I might be thrown back to jail, I might get killed, but it is a price I am willing to pay as a fighter for the welfare of animals," declared an activist of the Animal Liberation Front (ALF), interviewed on "Behind the Mask," a documentary by director Shannon Keith.

This highly controversial documentary depicts the struggle of pro-animal activists in the USA and Europe, who are willing to risk their lives trying to free animals from research labs, industrialized farms, or anywhere there is fear animals are abused for a profit.

The ALF, which the FBI had tagged as one of the most dangerous organizations threatening the US home security, takes direct action against animal abuse. They damage and destroy property, of course, but will never hurt humans. The ALF activists intend to rescue as many animals as possible and stop their abuse and torment by pressuring the abusing companies. Only by causing physical damage will the systematic abuse of animals stop, they claim.

"The film is a rare and fascinating document that shows the concerns of ordinary people who feel that the legitimate rights of the animals are violated. This makes them take the law into their hands and take steps that include damaging property," said Daniel Erlich, producer of the "Animal Log" TV show, dedicated to the rights of animals in Israel and worldwide.

He is one of the people responsible for the film's screening in Israel. He decided to contact the producers after he heard of the reactions the film received abroad.

Erlich said that so far, very few films depicting the situation of animals in labs and industrialized farms have been produced. "Most of the films that did try to show the abuse, tended to shock the viewers with harsh images," he explained. "In 'Behind the Mask,' the director tried to create a communicative film for all audiences. It includes interviews, underground footage, and rare pictures that have never been shown before of activists entering those sites and liberating the animals."

The fact that the activists are considered terrorists in America, Erlich added, made its screening banned in several countries. "The Patriot Act, passed last year in the USA, was followed by massive waves of activists' detentions," he said.

"The law states that persons who disturb business activities are terrorists. This way, a demonstration staged outside a business they suspect has been abusing animals is an illegal act. It is a short distance from this to arresting activists. Abroad, they tried to present the activists as a group of marginal people who should be condemned," Erlich expressed his resentment. "This is why it was banned in many countries, despite the fact that it won many awards."

In Israel, after Yes, the cable company, decided against airing it, it was screened in front of packed theaters in the Cinematheques of Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Rosh Pina. Erlich believes that this will kick the butts of animal lovers and activists in Israel and encourage them to take action too.

"Taking any kind of action - from writing letters to the authorities to staging demonstrations - could help the situation, particularly at a time when the media and commercials are trying to dictate the moods," he concluded. "This film does not show chicken happily jumping into ovens, but offers a different view of people who decided to fight against the horrors, even if they might pay with their own freedom."

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Thursday, August 9, 2007

Scientology Bunker in New Mexico connectied w/ Federal Government

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Date: Aug 9, 2007 4:07 AM

A Place in the Desert for New Mexico's Most Exclusive Circles

From the state that gave us Roswell, the epicenter of UFO lore since 1947, comes a report from an Albuquerque TV station about its discovery of strange landscape markings in the remote desert. They're etched in New Mexico's barren northern reaches, resemble crop circles and are recognizable only from a high altitude.

Also, they are directly connected to the Church of Scientology.

The church tried to persuade station KRQE not to air its report last week about the aerial signposts marking a Scientology compound that includes a huge vault "built into a mountainside," the station said on its Web site. The tunnel was constructed to protect the works of L. Ron Hubbard, the late science-fiction writer who founded the church in the 1950s.

The archiving project, which the church has acknowledged, includes engraving Hubbard's writings on stainless steel tablets and encasing them in titanium capsules. It is overseen by a Scientology corporation called the Church of Spiritual Technology. Based in Los Angeles, the corporation dispatched an official named Jane McNairn and an attorney to visit the TV station in an effort to squelch the story, KRQE news director Michelle Donaldson said.

The church offered a tour of the underground facility if KRQE would kill the piece, the station said in its newscast. Scientology also called KRQE's owner, Emmis Communications, and "sought the help of a powerful New Mexican lawmaker" to lobby against airing the piece, the station reported on its Web site.


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According to the CST, the purpose of the base is to provide storage space for an archiving project to preserve L. Ron Hubbard's writings, films and recordings for future generations. Hubbard's texts have been engraved on stainless steel tablets and encased in titanium capsules underground. The project began in the late 1980s.

The base includes a number of dwellings and the archives themselves, the latter in a network of underground tunnels. The base also has its own private, concrete airstrip, the San Miguel Ranch Airport (NM53); it is not shown on FAA sectional charts or in navigation databases by the owner's request.


Wednesday, August 8, 2007

A Secret City Beneath Tokyo

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Date: Aug 8, 2007 12:16 AM

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The Japan Times
Sat, 01 Mar 2003 10:29 EST

During the Gulf War in 1991, Shun Akiba was one of only two foreign journalists reporting from Baghdad, along with Peter Arnett of CNN. With such experience and expertise, it would be reasonable to imagine him in great demand right now. Wrong.

Shun is on some kind of invisible blacklist. His book "Teito Tokyo Kakusareta Chikamono Himitsu" ("Imperial City Tokyo: Secret of a Hidden Underground Network"), published by Yosensha in late 2002, is already in its fifth edition. Yet Shun has found it impossible to get the media to take serious note, write reviews or offer interviews.

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Shun Akiba, a former high-level foreign reporter, has identified hundreds of kilometers of Tokyo tunnels whose purpose is unknown and whose very existence is denied.

This is very strange because he has a great story -- evidence of a network of tunnels and possibly an underground city beneath Tokyo that the public is totally unaware of. "Why am I ignored? Can I be on to something, and there is a conspiracy to silence me? I believe so."

Shun's father was a journalist with the Asahi newspaper. "I hated his lifestyle. Preferring to work in entertainment, I steered myself into TV. Finding myself in the news section, I decided to go abroad."

Working for Asahi TV, he covered the U.S. military invasion of Panama, leftwing guerrilla actions in Peru, peacekeeping activities in Cambodia, and the Gulf War as a foreign correspondent. Then in 1996, he decided to go freelance, recasting himself as a writer. "I wrote a mystery novel, called 'Director's Cut,' never thinking I'd go back to journalism."

What changed his life was finding an old map in a secondhand bookstore. Comparing it to a contemporary map, he found significant variations. "Close to the Diet in Nagata-cho, current maps show two subways crossing. In the old map, they are parallel."

The journalist in him taking over, he sought out construction records. When responses proved defensive and noncooperative -- "lips zipped tight" -- he set out to prove that the two subway tunnels could not cross: "Engineering cannot lie."

This inconsistency is just the first of seven riddles that he investigates in his book. The second reveals a secret underground complex between Kokkai-gijidomae and the prime minister's residence. A prewar map (riddle No. 3) shows the Diet in a huge empty space surrounded by paddy fields: "What was the military covering up?" New maps (No. 4) are full of inconsistencies: "People are still trying to hide things."

The postwar General Headquarters (No. 5) was a most mysterious place. Eidan's records of the construction of the Hibiya Line (No. 6) are hazy to say the least. As for the "new" O-Edo Line (No. 7), "that existed already." Which begs the question, where did all the money go allocated for the tunneling?

The bulk of Shun's book covers the development of the subway system and questions the many inconsistencies between maps of the past and present -- even those that were contemporaneous. "Even allowing for errors, there are too many oddities."

Shun claims to have uncovered a secret code that links a complex network of tunnels unknown to the general public. "Every city with a historic subterranean transport system has secrets," he says. "In London, for example, some lines are near the surface and others very deep, for no obvious reason."

Sitting on the Ginza subway from Suehirocho to Kanda, he says, you can see many mysterious tunnels leading off from the main track. "No such routes are shown on maps." Traveling from Kasumigaseki to Kokkai-gijidomae, there is a line off to the left that is not shown on any map. Nor is it indicated in subway construction records.

At Tameike-sanno on the Ginza Line, the first basement level is closed off, for official use only. "Go to the toilet on B2 and there is a door to B1, but locked."

Also he investigates three large buildings in Hibiya that share an enormous underground car park. "This space was there before the buildings were independently constructed. What was it for?"

As for the Diet Library, this runs to eight floors underground, all closed to the public. A magazine that asks repeatedly to look around is always denied access.

"Subway officials treat me as if I'm a drunk or a madman," Shun notes with a wry smile. "Tokyo is said to have 12 subways and 250 km of tunneling. I'd say that last figure is closer to 2,000 km. It's clear to me that the tunnels for the Namboku, Hanzomon and O-Edo lines existed before decisions were made to turn them into public subways."

What most concerns Shun is not the existence of this network, but why it is a carefully preserved secret. He can understand why maybe before World War II the government thought it prudent that the public remain in ignorance. "Not wanting the enemy to know, it was decided to tell no one and let the population survive as best it could."

At the end of the war, the Cold War took root. "It seems likely that the subterranean complex was prepared for a possible nuclear attack." What is going on right now under our feet, he wonders, with scares of war in the Middle East and within missile range of North Korea.

After "Teito Tokyo Kakusareta Chikamono no Himitsu" was published, a reader wrote to Shun saying he had worked on a new subway using a diamond cutter on old concrete -- concrete that was already there. "I want to make a TV documentary. I think we have the right to know what lies beneath our feet, don't you?"

Shun, who lives with his family in Ochanomizu, says his wife worries a lot, especially about money. But when he told his son at age 12 what he was doing, and why, the youngster's response was immediate: "It's OK, Dad. I think what you're doing is right. Don't worry about us. Go for it."