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Nazi Anti-Aircraft Tower, WWII -   (The southwest flak tower in Augarten, Vienna, Austria).

Nazi Anti-Aircraft Tower, WWII - (The southwest flak tower in Augarten, Vienna, Austria).

anti-aircraft tower in Berlin in the Park Tiergarten. This 6-storey tower could accommodate 8,000 people. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

anti-aircraft tower in Berlin in the Park Tiergarten. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

These three enormous flak towers guarded a German Marine base near Angers France. Each tower would have been armed with several large caliber and small caliber anti-aircraft guns including the much feared 88 mm Flak gun. The towers were destroyed by Allied air attacks as General Pattons 3rd Army advanced East.

These three enormous flak towers guarded a German Marine base near Angers France. Each tower would have been armed with several large caliber and small caliber anti-aircraft guns including the much feared 88 mm Flak gun. The towers were destroyed by Allie

The 'L-Tower' at Augarten, Vienna. Photo Credit.

The 'L-Tower' at Augarten, Vienna. Photo Credit.

WWII Flak tower, Vienna. When I saw the size of this in the early 80s I couldn't believe what it was and it wasnt mentioned in the guide books at that time.

Flak Towers

Discover Flak Towers in Vienna, Austria: Giant WWII fortresses that fired 8000 rounds a minute, now home to thousands of pigeons.

12.8 cm FlaK 40 heavy anti-aircraft gun, one of the effective weapons of its type during WWII.

cm FlaK 40 heavy anti-aircraft gun, one of the effective weapons of its type during WWII. Used to counter enemy bomber raids. Outcome of fighters and bombers being shot down by this created better armor designs for future planes.

Flak tower, Augarten, Vienna. Part of the air defence system. There were six flak towers like this in Vienna, and they are still standing.

Part of the air defence system. There were six flak towers like this in Vienna, and they are still standing.

An abandoned flak tower in Vienna, Austria used to house anti-aircraft guns. 1945.

An abandoned flak tower in Vienna, Austria used to house anti-aircraft guns.

И еще раз про монструозные башни ПВО Рейха. - mihalchuk_1974

И еще раз про монструозные башни ПВО Рейха. - mihalchuk_1974

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