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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Source    ww2dbaseImperial War Museum
Identification Code   BU11148
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Photos at Same Place Cuxhaven, Germany
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 19 Nov 2019

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Licensing  Crown Copyright / Public Domain. According to the Crown Copyright laws of the United Kingdom, copyright protection has expired for photographs created prior to 1 Jun 1957.



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