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Red Bull has spent 23 million buying an unwanted former army barracks built by the Nazis during the war at Elsbethen-Glasenbach in Flachgau in Salzburg.
But the energy drink firm that has its headquarters in Austria are keeping secret what they are planning to do with the 180,000 square metre property.
It was built by the Nazis between 1938 and 1940 and was the only military barracks that the Nazis had in Salzburg, and since March a part of the property has been given monumental protection.
Red Bull spokesman Christian Schluder said: "One doesn't speak about eggs that haven't been laid yet."
But he pledged that it would be a very interesting project.
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