A-5 missile mobile propulsion unit testings at Kummersdorf in Germany. Technicians and scientists atop mobile propulsion rolling out for tests. Repeated scenes of fire-test from various directions with vanes in different positions. Technician checks and observe readings.
Clip begins in Peenemunde Germany, during World War 2. You can see the huge assembly building at test stand 7. Doors of the assembly building slide to open. Mobile propulsion unit taken for tests of A-4 missile. Next shots are from Kummersdor. Fire comes out from rear part of an A-5 rocket during fire-test. Repeated scenes of test firing from various directions.
Rocket test site construction area in Peenemunde and Kummersdorf Germany. Clip begins at Peenemunde and then continues at Kummersdorf at 45 seconds into the clip. Buildings under construction with various signs in German shown. Men enter a completed building. Construction materials, including pipes and bricks, are seen on the ground. Some signs on the building being entered (translated to English): "Police Auxilliary Registration Office"; "barber shop"; "Newspapers, magazines, stationery"
Rocket test center at Kummersdorf Germany. A man with tools work on the exhaust section of an A-5 rocket and shows maneuverability mechanisms . Installation of various parts. Fire from the rear part of the engine after exhaust emission. Views of test center areas including assembly hangar building, liquid oxygen containers, blast protection walls.
Technicians fit various components of A-5 missile at Kummersdorf rocket factory near Luckenwalde Germany. They work on the frame of the missile. A technician stands inside a missile as another technician fits its body parts. Missile is loaded onto a carrier vehicle. It is put onto a machine and is made to rotate. Narrated by Otto Kraehe.
A-5 missile suspended from above moves around the factory as technicians look on in Kummersdorf rocket factory near Luckenwalde Germany. Technician fits internal parts of the missile in a frame and moves the frame around. He then puts two boxes below the components in the frame. Views of internal mechanisms and stability systems of the missile. A-5 is then tested for stability as a parachute opens and a meter shows recordings. A technician works on controls and a monitor shows graphs to be interpreted. Narrated by Otto Kraehe.