27 Aug 1943

4 Mar 1944

  • A British photo-reconnaissance flight by a Spitfire aircraft revealed concrete mixing was being conducted under camouflage netting beside the railway near Wizernes in northern France, and it was later determined that the site might possibly be intended for the launching of a large rocket. ww2dbase [La Coupole | V-Weapons Campaign | Wizernes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais | AC]
18 Jun 1944

24 Jun 1944

6 Jul 1944

Photo(s) dated 6 Jul 1944
Low-level reconnaissance photograph of the German V2 site at Wizernes, France, 6 Jul 1944; photograph taken from a Mosquito aircraft of No. 544 Squadron RAF
17 Jul 1944

20 Jul 1944


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