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ID: 300266373
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300266373

 

Record Type: concept
antiaircraft towers (fortifications, <single built works by function>, ... Built Environment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Large anti-aircraft gun blockhouses used by the Luftwaffe in World War II to protect against Allied overflights, serve as air-raid shelters, and to coordinate air defence. They had concrete walls up to 3.5 meters thick and were considered invulnerable.
 
Terms:
antiaircraft towers (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
antiaircraft tower (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
flak towers (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
Flakturms (C,U,Dutch,D,U,U)
Flakturm (C,U,German,UF,SN)
Flakturm (Dutch,AD,U,U)
tours de défense anti-aérienne (C,U,French-P,D,U,PN)
Flaktürme (C,U,German,UF,PN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.RK

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Built Environment (hierarchy name)
.... Built Environment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Single Built Works (hierarchy name)
........ Single Built Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of single built works (built environment)
............ single built works (built environment) (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by specific type>
................ <single built works by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by function>
.................... <single built works by function> (G)
Hierarchy of fortifications
........................ fortifications (G)
Hierarchy of antiaircraft towers
............................ antiaircraft towers (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Grote bunkers met luchtafweergeschut die de Luftwaffe in de Tweede Wereldoorlog gebruikte om geallieerde vliegtuigen neer te halen, te schuilen tegen luchtaanvallen en de luchtverdediging te coördineren. Ze hadden betonnen muren van soms wel 3,5 meter dik en werden als onverwoestbaar beschouwd. 
German ..... Massiver Bau für Flakgeschütze, von der Luftwaffe im 2. Weltkrieg zum Schutz gegen allierte Luftwangriffe verwendet. Ein Flakturm diente zudem als Luftschutzbunker und zur Koordinierung der Verteidigungsmaßnahmen. Er besteht aus massivem, bis zu 3,5 Metern starkem Betonmauerwerk und galt als unzerstörbar. 

Sources and Contributors:
antiaircraft tower............  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
antiaircraft towers............  [BHA Preferred, VP Preferred]
...................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-2003)
...................................  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate -- BHA
...................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
...................................  Pfanner, Vienna, New York Times (2002)
flak towers............  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Flakturm............  [IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Duden [online] (2011-) http://www.duden.de/node/843437/revisions/1088189/view
.................  GND - Gemeinsame Normdatei http://d-nb.info/gnd/4461928-5
.................  Wortschatz Universität Leipzig [online] (1998 -) "Flakturm", accessed 15 Febr 2013
Flaktürme............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
....................  Pfanner, Vienna, New York Times (2002)
Flakturms............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
tours de défense anti-aérienne............  [VP]
.....................................................  BHA, Authority file (2003-)
 
Subject: .....  [IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin

 

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