Nazi Flak tower. Used against allied aircraft in Europe. They had an air defense range of 14km and could put up 8,000 rounds in a minute!!!

Nazi Flak tower. Used against allied aircraft in Europe. They had an air defense range of 14km and could put up 8,000 rounds in a minute!!!

Flak Tower Hamburg - well served its purpose, better to hid....

Flak Tower Hamburg - well served its purpose, better to hid....

BERLIN 1944, der Flakturm am Zoo. Die Kindheitserlebnisse meiner Eltern wirken bis heute nach. Krieg hinterläßt nichts als Leid und Zerstörung!

BERLIN 1944, der Flakturm am Zoo. Die Kindheitserlebnisse meiner Eltern wirken bis heute nach. Krieg hinterläßt nichts als Leid und Zerstörung!

Berlin WW2 German flak tower - there were three of these giants in Berlin,the Soviet tank guns could not dent them. They held thousands of Berliners and were surrendered at war's end.

Berlin WW2 German flak tower - there were three of these giants in Berlin,the Soviet tank guns could not dent them. They held thousands of Berliners and were surrendered at war's end.

Zoo Flakturm Tiergarten, was a fortified flak tower that existed in Berlin from 1941 to 1947. It was one of several flak towers that protected Berlin from Allied bomber raids. Its primary role was as a gun platform to protect the government building district of Berlin, in addition the Hochbunker was designed to be used as a civilian air-raid shelter. It also contained a hospital and a radio transmitter for use by the German leadership, and provided secure storage facilities for art…

Zoo Flakturm Tiergarten, was a fortified flak tower that existed in Berlin from 1941 to 1947. It was one of several flak towers that protected Berlin from Allied bomber raids. Its primary role was as a gun platform to protect the government building district of Berlin, in addition the Hochbunker was designed to be used as a civilian air-raid shelter. It also contained a hospital and a radio transmitter for use by the German leadership, and provided secure storage facilities for art…

Flak Towers:The L Tower in Vienna is now, well, you take a guess. If your German is any good then its current name – Haus des Meeres is a complete giveaway. If not, then you may be surprised to discover that it is an aquarium

Flak Towers:The L Tower in Vienna is now, well, you take a guess. If your German is any good then its current name – Haus des Meeres is a complete giveaway. If not, then you may be surprised to discover that it is an aquarium

Tiergarten Flak Tower (Flakturm Tiergarten) with twin 12,8 cm Zwillingsflak 44, Berlin, 1945.  Read more: http://histomil.com/viewtopic.php?f=338&t=3918&start=4760#ixzz3Vh0uyaW3

Tiergarten Flak Tower (Flakturm Tiergarten) with twin 12,8 cm Zwillingsflak 44, Berlin, 1945. Read more: http://histomil.com/viewtopic.php?f=338&t=3918&start=4760#ixzz3Vh0uyaW3

The Augarten Flak Tower- Vienna, Austria- one of several flak towers constructed by Hitler (literally -- he personally took part in designing them) in 1942 to act as combined bomb shelters and anti-aircraft battlements against the Allied forces -- a job they carried out so well that when the Soviets later tried to demolish them in peacetime, their explosives only hurt the surrounding buildings.

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The Augarten Flak Tower- Vienna, Austria- one of several flak towers constructed by Hitler (literally -- he personally took part in designing them) in 1942 to act as combined bomb shelters and anti-aircraft battlements against the Allied forces -- a job they carried out so well that when the Soviets later tried to demolish them in peacetime, their explosives only hurt the surrounding buildings.

Formerly German army flak towers.  Now, they're zombie proof apartments.

Formerly German army flak towers. Now, they're zombie proof apartments.

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