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  1. Hot Time in the town of Berlin

    28 Oct 2021

    WAC’s Flak Fortresses Photo: LIFE ©Time Inc_641268. During his visit to Berlin in July 1945, American photographer William Vandivert (1912-1989) took hundreds of pictures of the ruined Nazi-capital. Some of those were starred by a trio of US WACs (Women’s Army Corps) while on tour of the city (a few…


  2. THE DEFENCESAIR DETECTION (I)

    26 May 2017

    The Nazis developed a complex net to defend the Reich and occupied Europe from air raids. This superb detection net goes from observation of incoming attacks to the latest and more sophisticated elements of electronic radar and radio to track enemy planes and to assist the AA (anti-aircraft) guns in…


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