Friday, September 14, 2007

Anniversary of the V2 Missile

September 8, 1944 was the first time a German V2 missile hit London. The first ballistic missile launch in anger.Did you know more people (20,000) were killed in the making of the rockets than at the receiving end (7,000)? These were the slaves, workers etc. etc. who built the pens, the factory, the launch site, etc.

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