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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!!!

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

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The demolition of Berlin’s Zoo flak tower, known in german as the Flakturm Tiergarten, Zoo Tower. One of the few flak towers successfully destroyed, as the rest, mostly outside of Berlin, would be left alone simply because demolishing was and still is far too costly, a testament of how well-build they were.

The demolition of Berlin’s Zoo flak tower, known in german as the Flakturm Tiergarten, Zoo Tower. One of the few flak towers successfully destroyed, as the rest, mostly outside of Berlin, would be left alone simply because demolishing was and still is far too costly, a testament of how well-build they were.

from Cervantes

‘Fort Madness:’ Britain’s Bizarre Sea Defense Against the Germans

Knock John sea fort, one of several floating "Maunsell Forts," located in the Thames Estuary off the coast of England. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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