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The St. Pauli bunker in Hamburg, Germany, is set for a hotel makeover. The bunker was built in World War II to provide air defense…

The German Flak (aka Ground Anti-Aircraft) guns were most effective weapons, with the legendary Flak 88 mm as the standard version (which was also a…

The structures were indeed massive—in some areas the walls were nearly 7 feet thick and reinforced with steel. An unprecedented find was uncovered recently in…

War is a driver of many innovations, particularly in the field of technology, which can often evolve in leaps and bounds. However, it also prompts…

One of the most fearsome and reliable weapons of the Second World War came in the form of a German anti-aircraft gun whose very name…

I’m a fan of these Haynes operator’s manuals and there seems to be no end to subjects the publisher is willing to approach. I had…

The Flak 88 was a legendary WWII-era anti-air and an anti-tank gun used by Nazi Germany and their allies. The predecessor of this iconic gun…

In 1967, the US Air Force attacked an industrial facility in North Vietnam. One of the American planes was severely damaged by intense flak, both…

In 1967, the US attacked an industrial facility in North Vietnam. During that siege, an American pilot saw his plane severely damaged from intense flak,…

In 1967, the US Air Force attacked an industrial facility in North Vietnam. One of the American planes was severely damaged by intense flak, both…

In 1967, the US Air Force attacked an industrial facility in North Vietnam. One of the American planes was severely damaged by intense flak, both…

One of the most famous weapons used by the Germans in World War II was the Flugabwehrkanoneor – Flak for short. The word means ‘aircraft…