27 Aug 1943

France
4 Mar 1944

France
  • 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 [V-Weapons Campaign | La Coupole | Wizernes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais | AC]
18 Jun 1944

France
24 Jun 1944

France
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

France
20 Jul 1944

France

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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