I'm sure you all heard about the V1 and V2 rockets, but a week ago I spoke with an old man who worked for the "Arbeitsdienst" in WWII, he told me that he helped building launchsites for V4-rockets near Warsaw. I looked in the internet but didn't find anything about it. Does anyone of you know something about it? The launch-sites were subterrean and about 60 meters high/deep.
and if existed, explain the v3 too ;)
patillaand if existed, explain the v3 too ;)
Not sure if its true, but in SHoWWII the V3 was built to bomb New York...
V3 were supposedly long tube guns build into a mountain side (bit like the ones Saddam was tinkering with)... They were ment for bombarding London. They weren't conpleted. A prototype (?) is said to have been used against the allies on the western front in early 45'.
V4 - Multistage rocket. From different sources I have read about 2 different rockets. One solid fuel... supposedly there was a test firing implying the death of a cow? The other was a liquid fuel intercontinental rocket. never tested.
Dee-JaýNot sure if its true, but in SHoWWII the V3 was built to bomb New York...
Wasn't that the Amerika Bomber concept?
Count NosferatuWasn't that the Amerika Bomber concept?
The 'Amerika Bomber' was a plane called the Me 264, which was a four-engined long-range plane. Had some similarity to the B-29. Just one plane, the Me 264V1, was completed and it was later destroyed during a bombing raid.
However, AFAIK, the only German plane that reached the American East coast was the Ju390 during a test flight.
Me264 (left), Ju390 (right) - probably two planes that will never show up in FH... :(
GocadThe Me264 was called the Amerika Bomber. [url]http://www.pilotfriend.com/century-of-flight/Aviation%20history/new_aircraft_2/Me.264.jpg[/url ]
I know... I was merely pointing out that he confused one with the other... NY = Amerika Bomber... London = V3 [V3 being a tunnel based gun which fires a rocket progressively through explosion tunnels]
Btw, I have never heard of a V4 before, and if you can't find anything about it on THE INTERNET, well then it doesn't exist. ;)
there was also a B1 type aircraft, that the germans WOULD have used if they managed to complete an atomic bomb, there was actually several completed, but didnt have enough powerful ordinence to make a difference
PvtRyanthere was also a B1 type aircraft, that the germans WOULD have used if they managed to complete an atomic bomb, there was actually several completed, but didnt have enough powerful ordinence to make a difference