A V-2, German designed rocket, being placed in position for firing at the White Sands Proving Ground, May 10, 1946, Las Cruces, New Mexico. The V-2 had been captured after the fall of Germany.
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Injured civilians are assisted by rescue workers after a German V-2 rocket exploded in Farringdon Road in the City of London, 26th April 1945.
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Farringdon St Market, London the day after a V-2 rocket landed killing 380 people.
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The V2 rocket was developed at the German Rocket Test Centre at Peenemunde by a team led by Wernher von Braun (1912-1977), and first successfully tested in 1942. Over 3000 of the missiles were fired at targets in Britain and the Low...More
1945, Rocket pioneer Werner von Braun, (1912-1977) pictured after his capture by Allied forces before his move to live in America, Werner von Braun born in Germany was director of Hitler's research station at Peenemunde and creator of...More
A German V-2 rocket ready for launching at Cuxhaven in Luneburg district, Lower Saxony.
A V-2 rocket on display in Trafalgar Square, London.
Soldiers of the US Army at Bomskirchen, Germany, inspect the control mechanism of a captured V-2 bomb. A trainload of V-2 bombs was captured.
RAF reconnaisance view of the German research station at Peenemunde where V-2 rocket tests take place. Key to annotations: A Light Flack, B Rocket transport cradles, C Two rockets. The base was bombed heavily in 1943.
The German V-2 long-range missile, forerunner of the modern space launch rockets, before launch at Cuxhaven.