Firing a V-2 off an aircraft carrier

Very interesting


Germany’s V-2 ballistic missile was one of the most remarkable weapons of WWII, years ahead of it’s time. After the war, the US Army and civilian agencies fired captured examples for research, both military and scientific. Less well-known is that the US Navy fired one example off an aircraft carrier.


(A V-2 missile being launched by German forces during WWII, and aboard USS Midway after the war.)

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