Flak Wagons

1945






Such anti-aircraft wagons were extensively used by the German Army in Protectorate in the last months of WWII. Their task
was to secure railroads against Allied fighter-bombers, "Jabos". There were several types of that wagons. Some of them were equipped
with concrete tower for their armament protection. Two such types are known: with one turret in the centre of wagon (above)
and with two turrets on both wagon's ends (bellow).




This one was captured in Smichov Railway Station in Prague by Czech Militia on 5th May 1945.