Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 21 No 3

FORTRESS OF EUROPE TO DETER THE INVADERS ENEMY FI.AK-TOWER Hauling a huge gun into position on the French coast, One of Hitler’s hush-hush flak-towers designed for high part of the Axis precautions against invasion. elevation defence against raiding aircraft. COASTAL INVASION FORTIFICATIONS According to the German caption this photograph shows Axis defences along the Atlantic Coast built to ensure security from invasion by the Allies. They form part of the scheme to convert Europe into an unassailable fortress. J
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