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
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.