Berlin Tram 88 1, × ; 63 KB. Erste Strab in Netzspinne Lindentunnel png 2, × 3,; KB. Netzspinne. A good online source is the site where I found the online map: de/netzspinne/, a history of Berlin’s U-Bahn. It seems to be quite. LineNetwork Berlin by dieEinsteiger earned < $5k in estimated monthly revenue and was downloaded < 5k times in November Analyze revenue and.

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The website is very interesting for what it reflects about the WW II period and the general history of the U-Bahn system. If deliberate, who ordered it, what unit or units was responsible for executing the order, and at which points in the system were charges set off?

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In the morning hours of May 2 the S-bahn tunnel under the Landwehr-canal was blown up, approximately people died. Do you have sources in addition to Meyer? It was deliberate, but who ordered and who executed it is unknown rumors blame the SS. Krukenberg notes in his diary, “As a first priority I sent a group of Nordland netzsoinne through the U-Bhan towards Potzdamerplatz” Krukenberg gave no further details or times but it is berlln that this was the order which led to the demolition of the S-Bhan tunnel, under the Landwehr canal, near Trebbinerstrasse, which most likely occured in the early hours of One engineer, who tried to stop preparations for planting explosive charges, was shot.


Here is a map of the flooding: Because some lines ran under the Spree and the Landwehr canal, consideration was given to deliberate flooding of the tunnels as a defensive nature.

The officer later heard that someone somewhere gave engineers an order to blow up a lock on one of the canals to flood the tunnels in order to deny the Soviets access. Hosted by Christoph Awender. If it was neccessary betlin the defenders to blow up the tunnels netzspibne were intensivly used as supply ways by the defenders why they blew up one? The water was not netzsponne deep and had no effect on the fighting.

Does anyone have more on this subject Thanks Martin. I would like to know more about the plan to flood the U-Bahn and S-Bahn tunnels. Enemy shells hit the roof of the tunnels and cement was crumbling away from the ceiling.

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It had been determined that flooding the tunnels would have had little effect on the defense because the water would rise no more than a few feet. And this one as the battle was last, on 2nd May??


People panicked in the tunnel and ran. The Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe already published already in the 80s, that it was most likely a bomb detonation that caused the flooding If possible, please include sources.

Was it deliberate or an accident of war? There was friction between the Waffen-SS and the railway engineers.

From Beevor’s book, on Too much beevorish conclusions This story was invented by communist propaganda soon after the war. Many fell and were drowned netzspinje trampled to death.

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The Waffen-SS staff in the “Zitadelle” was made responsible for developing the plans and took command of the control installations. How many people died as a result of the flooding? To what extent were the tunnels flooded? At one point netzspimne rushed through the tunnel and rose to over three feet. Mohnke indicated that consideration had been given to flooding the tunnels, but that no order was given to do so.

Blue lines represent flooded parts of U-Bahn lines, grey ones the dry parts.