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British Spitfire fighter attempting to topple a German V-1 flying bomb with its wing tip, date unknownV-1 rocket flew across England, circa 1944
British Spitfire fighter attempting to topple a German V-1 flying bomb with its wing tip, date unknownV-1 rocket flew across England, circa 1944
A V-1 buzz bomb falling into the Covent Garden area of London, England, United Kingdom, 14 Jun 1944, the second day of the V-1 assault on London.US Army personnel inspect an abandoned partially completed V-1 launching ramp near Cherbourg, France, 12 Jul 1944.
A V-1 buzz bomb falling into the Covent Garden area of London, England, United Kingdom, 14 Jun 1944, the second day of the V-1 assault on London.US Army personnel inspect an abandoned partially completed V-1 launching ramp near Cherbourg, France, 12 Jul 1944.
As seen from the Fleet Street rooftops, a V-1 Flying Bomb strikes near Kings Way or Drury Lane with the Law Courts towers in the foreground, London, England, United Kingdom, 3 Aug 1944. Photo 1 of 2.As seen from the Fleet Street rooftops, a V-1 Flying Bomb strikes near Kings Way or Drury Lane with the Law Courts towers in the foreground, London, England, United Kingdom, 3 Aug 1944. Photo 2 of 2.
As seen from the Fleet Street rooftops, a V-1 Flying Bomb strikes near Kings Way or Drury Lane with the Law Courts towers in the foreground, London, England, United Kingdom, 3 Aug 1944. Photo 1 of 2.As seen from the Fleet Street rooftops, a V-1 Flying Bomb strikes near Kings Way or Drury Lane with the Law Courts towers in the foreground, London, England, United Kingdom, 3 Aug 1944. Photo 2 of 2.
V-1 flying bomb being transported via a cart, circa 1944-1945V1 flying bomb in flight, date unknown.
V-1 flying bomb being transported via a cart, circa 1944-1945V1 flying bomb in flight, date unknown.
Schematic drawing of the V-1 flying bomb prepared by the United States Army after their post-war analysis of the device.
Schematic drawing of the V-1 flying bomb prepared by the United States Army after their post-war analysis of the device.
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