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Caption: V-2 rocket prepared for launch, Peenemünde, Germany, 1940s; Source: German Federal Archive; ID: RH8II Bild-B2054-44

[Photo] V-2 rocket prepared for launch, Peenemünde, Germany, 1940s, photo 1 of 2

Peenemünde, Raketenrampe mit Future in the making. The first balistic rocket intercontinental.

A cut-away drawing of a German V-2 rocket produced by the U.S. Army, presumably as a result of Operation Paperclip and other WWII counter-intelligence initiatives. Reverse-engineering the V-2 led to the development of jet engines for space travel both by the US and the USSR.

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The German V-2 long-range missile, forerunner of the modern space launch rockets, before launch at Cuxhaven in 1944

First and the worst: Hitler's lethal V-2 rocket, which terrorised Britain but led to mankind's exploration of space, remembered on its 70th anniversary

The missile with a liquid-propellant rocket engine was developed during the Second World War in Germany as a

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An interesting fact about CCTV. The first CCTV camera ever created was used to watch the launch of the German Rocket at Test Stand VII in

Mittelwerk underground factory, Kohnstein near Nordhausen, Germany: A completed Vergeltungswaffe 2, ('Retribution Weapon 2') or V-2 rocket, is being moved. Built in 1944, as a brilliant but desperate response to the constant Allied bombing of German cities, it would surpass Mach 4 and was the first man-made object to reach outer space.

Dora-Mittelbau, Germany, Prisoners moving a completed missile

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made ready for launch near Wassenaar, The Netherlands Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Take-off of Hitler's V-2 rocket that brought carnage to London during the Blitz is 70 years old

First and the worst: Hitler's lethal V-2 rocket, which terrorised Britain but led to mankind's exploration of space, remembered on its 70th anniversary

Take-off of Hitler's rocket that brought carnage to London during the Blitz years ago . The German`s was still testing them in 1943 .

A V-2 (Vergeltungswaffe-2, or "Retribution Weapon, 2nd Model") on its launchpad (March 1942), via the Bundesarchiv

[Photo] rocket being prepared for a test launch, Peenemünde, Germany, Mar 1942

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…

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