France Has Cool World War II Forts
Ouvrage La Ferté is like a hobbit hole with machine guns. The subterranean fort’s galleries and tunnels sprawl out beneath a prominent hill on the French-German border near the town of Villy. Surviving armored mushroom turrets still poke out of the hill and offer a commanding view of the countryside. Ouvrage... Read more
Hitler’s Flak Towers Were Anti-Aircraft Castles
What happens when you combine Nazi propaganda, brutalist architecture and practical national security problems? You get chunky, concrete buildings that last for decades as symbols of war. Flak towers were one of the Third Reich’s answers to Allied air attacks during World War II. These absolutely massive towers sheltered... Read more
  • 100% ad free experience
  • Get our best stories sent to your inbox every day
  • Membership to private Facebook group
Show your support for continued hard hitting content.
Only $19.99 per year!
Become a War is Boring subscriber