V-1 rocket ("Buzz Bomb") launching tests at German Air Force Testing Center, Peenemunde-West
Peenemunde Germany Date:1943, July 14 Duration:3 min 34 sec Sound:NO SOUND
In response to secret orders, tests are performed at Air Force Peenemunde-West Testing Center. German technicians test use of rail for launching V-1 rockets ("buzz bombs").
Mechanic opens cover and pours hydraulic fluid into reservoir using funnel.V-1 ready for launch on the launch rail. Worker sprays water on the land near the launch pad. V-1 missile launches and flies short distance to splash into water. Cameraman records the missile launch test. Technician works on the launch rail and fits a pipe to it.
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