Launch of a German A-5 missile from a test site in Greifswalder Oie, an island in Germany. Missile takes off emitting smoke and fire. Soon after liftoff the rocket propulsion system fails, and a thick cloud of liquid oxygen trails the vehicle. The recovery parachute deploys, and the rocket descend rapidly to earth trailing liquid oxygen from a ruptured propellant tank.
German Wasserfall V-2 ballistic missile test fired from Greifswalder Oie Island, Germany during World War II. A truck loaded with Wasserfall missile under a cover pulls up at a dock. A ship at the dock. Truck backs up and loads aboard the ship. Men push the truck aboard the ship. Ship pulls away from the coast. A boat in the foreground. A barge pulls up near the ship. Wasserfall V-2 missile being fired from Greifswalder Oie. Missile in flight as it emits a thick smoke trail.
German C-2 Wasserfall antiaircraft missile (early Version) being test fired at the Greifswalder Oie, Germany during World War 2. C-2 missile lifts off leaving behind a fiery flare. Missile in flight as it emits a thick smoke trail.
German Wasserfall missile (Wasserfall Ferngelenkte Flakrakete), a surface to air missile being test fired at the island of Greifswalder Oie, Germany during World War II. Wasserfall missile on a launch pad near a hangar. Missile lifts off emitting a fiery flare. Missile circles and descends. Missile crashes into a wooded area.
A-5 Missile takes off at Greifswalder Oie in Ostvorpommern, Germany, during World War 2. Missile launches into the air. Missile cover and equipment in background. Aerial view of terrain, showing corn crops in the region.
A-5 Missile takes off from wooded area on Greifswalder Oie Island in Ostvorpommern, Germany. Rocket launches in air. Missile shelter and equipment in background. Views of missile in air and falling.