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‘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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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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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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Crew of a Flakvierling 38 anti-aircraft gun atop the Berlin Zoo flak tower…

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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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