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German ✠ V2/A4 – was a Long Range Ballistic "Unguided" Missile – Had a Range of 200 Miles, Maximum Altitude of 55 Miles and Reached a Speed of 7,606 mph – Warhead Contained 2,200 lbs of High Explosives (Amatol) - Seen Preparing for a Launch

German ✠ – was a Long Range Ballistic "Unguided" Missile – Had a Range of 200 Miles, Maximum Altitude of 55 Miles and Reached a Speed of mph – Warhead Contained lbs of High Explosives (Amatol) - Seen Preparing for a Launch

Producción de la bomba volante V-1 en Mittelwerk

Flying bombs being produced at the Steampunk Mittelwerk underground rocket factory.

V-1 Fieseler Fi 103 Flakzielgerät 76 (FZG-76) manufactured by Gerhard Fieseler Werke, designed by Robert Lusser,

bomb- from Vergeltungswaffen, "vengeance weapon"- fired from Calais on French coast, capable of hitting London.

HISTORY IN IMAGES: Pictures Of War, History , WW2: Hitler's Vengeance Weapons: V 2 (Vergeltungswaffe 2)

historywars: Hitler’s Vengeance Weapons: V 2 (Vergeltungswaffe

On July 19, 1942, a prototype, Messerschmitt Me 262V3, made its first flight under jet power. (Before this, the aircraft was test flown with a piston engine.) Early versions retained a tailwheel, before the nosewheel was decided to be the better option.

Nazi Germany successfully test the Messerschmitt Me the first operation jet-powered fighter aircraft.

The German Aggregat-4 rocket is better known by the name V-2, short for Vergeltungswaffe (Retaliation Weapon) 2. Deployed in the last year of World War II, it was the world's first long-range ballistic missile and the first human-made object to travel into space. Photo Colourised by Pearse

A German rocket is raised into launching position at Cuxhaven in the Luneburg District of Lower Saxony.

V-2 Rocket

Within the DDN collection, there are a number of folders containing pictures that cover various campaigns of the Second World War.

Mistel bomber being camouflaged.

An piggy-backed onto a near Gardelegen, Germany being inspected by troops of the U.

The V-2 (for Vergeltungswaffe 2, "retaliation weapon 2", technical name Aggregat-4, or A-4), was a missile developed by Wernher von Braun and Klaus Riedel as part of a German military research team. Commonly known as the V-2, it was the first combat ballistic missile and the progenitor of all modern rockets, including those used by the U.S. and USSR space programs. Its first successful flight was in 1942, and from 1944 to 1945 over 3,000 V-2s were launched. Photographed at Peenemünde…

The (for Vergeltungswaffe "retaliation weapon technical name…

JUN 16 1944 The V1 ‘doodlebugs’ begin hitting London. German personnel fitting the wings to a Fiesler Fi 103 flying bomb at a launching site.

JUN 16 1944 The ‘doodlebugs’ begin hitting London. German personnel fitting the wings to a Fiesler Fi 103 flying bomb at a launching site.

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