Discussion in 'Artillery' started by sniper1946, Feb 13, 2010.
some good shooting too..
British anti-aircraft guns defend England from V1 flying bombs
radar in shells beat the V1..
The Sydney Morning Herald - Google News Archive Search
Good stuff, Ray. I love seeing ack-ack film.
Here's some info on the Diver plan against Doodlebugs-
Operation Diver - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
cheers gordon, I like the knitting squad, he! he!....
some really good info on the V-1, pics, docs, sounds, drawings, click on pic links to open .
V1 missile Buzz Bomb Doodlebug Vergeltungs Waffen FZG76 German flying bomb
That's a great video, thank you for sharing. It is a shame that the British could not shoot down more "doodlebugs" than they did, but at least only 28.75% made it to London.
christian, here is a link to the locations of V-2 targets in london, and info, hope this is of interest to you, ray..
V2 rockets on London - Google Maps
Thanks for the video, very nice!
good stuff eh PD, and the V-2 bomb location is good info too, ray..
What is PD?
stop it! you are PD "pizza devil" abreviated..PD...
Thank you for the map, I find it to be very interesting.
thanks christian, glad to know,it helps to show where the V-2s dropped..ray..
I seem to recall reading that only half the V-2's fired at London hit the Greater Metro area. I don't see many marked on the map that are outside this any idea exactly what criteria were used for listing on the map?
I think some 1500 fell in southern england, here are some more data/stats ..ray..
Google Answers: Dates of Rocket bombs in World War 2
this has some good info and on locations too. World War II Nazi V-1 and V-2 rockets see map from this site showing targets hit in southern england..
target map ...
Mossies and P-61's of the US 9th AF did not do a bad job either. a Chap named Brian has published a book on this very topic both from the ground and air defenses and then he goes on further ........
thanks for input erich, always appreciated, ray..
v-2 targets.. V-2 rocket