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.

Caption     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. ww2dbase
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Identification Code   BU11148
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Photos at Same Place Cuxhaven, Germany
Added By David Stubblebine

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