Death From Above: Interactive Map Reveals Just Where Hitler’s V2 Rockets Killed Thousands of British Civilians in Final Months of WW2

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Click the original article link here >>> Death from above without warning: 70 years after the first one fell, interactive map reveals just where Hitler’s V2 rockets killed thousands of British civilians in final months of WW2

They were the terrifying rockets that weren’t unveiled until the final months of the Second World War, yet still killed thousands. Around 1,500 V2 rockets – the V stood for Vergeltungswaffe, or Vengeance Weapon – were fired at London and the south east of England, in what was seen as Hitler’s last throw of the dice. As this interactive map shows, London bore the brunt of the V2 strikes, which began 70 years ago this week with an attack on Chiswick, in the west of the capital, and ended a year later, leaving more than 7,000 Britons dead. Scroll […]

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SNN Editor: The Nazi scientist who designed these deadly rockets went on to become the first Director of NASA. Read about this man’s dark history here: NASA Director: Moon Has “Unearthly Ungerground Structure”


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