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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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The 350-strong garrison of the Zoo flak tower finally left the building. There was sporadic fighting in a few isolated buildings where some SS troops still refused to surrender, but the Soviets reduced such buildings to rubble.

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WW2 Bunkers-The Subject Of Contemporary Controversies And Urban Conversions - http://www.295luv.com/home-design/ww2-bunkers-the-subject-of-contemporary-controversies-and-urban-conversions.html

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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.

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from Atlas Obscura

Flak Towers

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.

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