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V-2 rocket art, Peenemünde, Germany, date unknownV-2 rocket on a special rail car, Peenemünde, Germany, 1940s
V-2 rocket art, Peenemünde, Germany, date unknownV-2 rocket on a special rail car, Peenemünde, Germany, 1940s
V-2 rocket prepared for launch, Peenemünde, Germany, 1940s, photo 1 of 2British aerial reconnaissance photograph of V-2 rockets at Peenemünde Test Stands I and VII, Germany, 12 Jun 1943
V-2 rocket prepared for launch, Peenemünde, Germany, 1940s, photo 1 of 2British aerial reconnaissance photograph of V-2 rockets at Peenemünde Test Stands I and VII, Germany, 12 Jun 1943
V-2 rocket on a portable launch stand, circa 1944, location unknown.A British girl before a V2 rocket-damaged building, Battersea, London, England, United Kingdom, 27 Jan 1945
V-2 rocket on a portable launch stand, circa 1944, location unknown.A British girl before a V2 rocket-damaged building, Battersea, London, England, United Kingdom, 27 Jan 1945
A German V2 rocket at the moment of launch during Allied tests at the former Kupps proving grounds, Cuxhaven, Germany, 10 Oct 1945.A reassembled German V2 ballistic rocket on a stand for Allied testing at former the Krupps proving grounds at Cuxhaven, Germany, Oct 1945.
A German V2 rocket at the moment of launch during Allied tests at the former Kupps proving grounds, Cuxhaven, Germany, 10 Oct 1945.A reassembled German V2 ballistic rocket on a stand for Allied testing at former the Krupps proving grounds at Cuxhaven, Germany, Oct 1945.
A reassembled German V2 ballistic rocket on a stand for Allied testing at the former Krupps proving grounds at Cuxhaven, Germany, Oct 1945. Note smoke beginning to escape from the rocket as part of the launch sequence.King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit the site of the last V2 to fall on London on Mar 27, 1945 at Vallance Road, Stepney, in the East End, London and 134 people were killed, mostly Jewish refugees, Oct 4, 1945
A reassembled German V2 ballistic rocket on a stand for Allied testing at the former Krupps proving grounds at Cuxhaven, Germany, Oct 1945. Note smoke beginning to escape from the rocket as part of the launch sequence.King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit the site of the last V2 to fall on London on Mar 27, 1945 at Vallance Road, Stepney, in the East End, London and 134 people were killed, mostly Jewish refugees, Oct 4, 1945
The first photo from space, 24 Oct 1946; taken from a Devry 35mm movie camera attached to a V2 rocket at altitude of 65 miles; the rocket was launched from US Army White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, United States
The first photo from space, 24 Oct 1946; taken from a Devry 35mm movie camera attached to a V2 rocket at altitude of 65 miles; the rocket was launched from US Army White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, United States


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"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

Chiang Kaishek, 31 Jul 1937