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GreyFox5
05-04-2007, 10:42 PM
Cities of the Underworld! First show was the underground of Berlin. And the Flak Tower was amazing. Check it out.

http://www.history.com/shows.do?action=detail&episodeId=217339

Enjoy!

BillyTheKid_22
05-04-2007, 10:55 PM
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Esel1964
05-04-2007, 11:35 PM
I saw that,good show.

Have you googled "flak towers" ?,good stuff.

StG2_Schlachter
05-05-2007, 03:23 AM
This site has some good pictures of "Flakturm IV" in my home city of Hamburg.

http://www.7grad.org/Exkursionen/Irgendwo/Hamburg/Flakturm/flakturm.html

It is quite impressive, when you stand next to it.

Take a look at those circular bunkers, called Zombecktürme, too.
Those towers were used to protect civilians during a bombing raid. There were 12 of them in the entire city, build near the most important traffic hubs. Each one could supply 1000 people.
The roof was shaped to deflect bombs and the bunkers were especially protected against fragmention bombs. The red bricks are just superficial to make the towers blend into urban landscape. One of those is near a subway station close to my home. It still has the Eagle over it's entrance with only the swastika removed.

ForkTailedDevil
05-05-2007, 06:18 AM
Istanbul was amazing to I didn't see Berlin.

Foo.bar
05-05-2007, 06:27 AM
Flak towers? Do you mean this one (http://forums-de.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/3751020023/m/2181080123?r=1451090555#1451090555)?

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LEBillfish
05-05-2007, 07:09 AM
Was very neat.... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

Esel1964
05-06-2007, 02:04 AM
The music from 'History Channel' ads for the 'Cities of the Underground' shows.

Sneaker Pimps-Six Underground
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2T1SuJuN_hY

Leigh.E
05-06-2007, 03:40 AM
has anyone seen dogfights and the colour of war their both great shows

R_Target
05-06-2007, 04:56 AM
Good stuff. The Edinburgh episode is listed as #4, but they've already shown that one too.

Rammjaeger
05-08-2007, 06:16 PM
Vienna flak towers:

http://www.thirdreichruins.com/vienna.htm#Vienna%20During%20the%20War