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!!!

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.

10 Abandoned Gun Emplacements, Artillery Batteries and Flak Towers

10 Abandoned Gun Emplacements, Artillery Batteries & Flak Towers

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

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: massive reinforced concrete buildings built by the Nazis during World War II to protect cities from aerial attacks

Flak towers: massive reinforced concrete buildings built by the Nazis during World War II to protect cities from aerial attacks

Flak towers: massive reinforced concrete buildings built by the Nazis during World War II to protect cities from aerial attacks

Flak towers: massive reinforced concrete buildings built by the Nazis during World War II to protect cities from aerial attacks

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

Pinterest
Search