Workers make and assemble robot bomb parts and undertake bomb testing in Dearborn, Michigan and Toledo, Ohio
Dearborn Michigan USA Date:1944 Duration:1 min 23 sec Sound:Yes
American robot bombs, America's answer to the German V-1 buzzbomb, being prepared in Dearborn, Michigan during World War 2. Workers weld bomb casing at Ford robot bomb factory. The workers move long tube like bombs with jet engines. They are known by nickname "Flying Chimney". The bombs on wheels. Men with ear protection in a testing area as the engines are fired during testing. Buildings in the background. Flame shooting from the jet engines. Workers including some women assemble the bombs at a plant in Toledo, Ohio, where wings and warheads are also built. A woman war production worker lying inside the body of a robot bomb and working on its assembly. The bombs take off from a launch pad in a gully at an Army Air Force test site. A booster cuts loose from the American Robot Bomb and hits water at a distance as the buzz bomb flies through the air, with an estimate 200 mile range. The bombs in flight. The booster hits water.
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