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WWII - 194?, Construction of A-3 Missile Parts & Assembly of A-3, Peenemunde, Germany

Reel Number: 250028-06

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1942,1943,1944

Country: Germany

Location: Peenemunde

TC Begins: 06:51:01

TC Ends: 07:04:13

Duration: 00:13:12

WWII - 194?, Construction of A-3 Missile Parts & Assembly of A-3, Peenemunde, Germany Technicians & workers arrive at Peenemunde, Germany by train, into village. 06:51:26 Draftsmen & engineers working; POV past at vertical drafting boards & at desks w/ T-squares & slide rulers. 06:52:18 Pans of shop w/ large equipment for test firing . Heavily riveted metal, pumps, valves etc. of wind tunnel chamber. Model of V2 type rocket fitted in place for aerodynamic testing. 06:53:35 Pan exterior of building, bus past. POV alongside railroad tracks & warehouses. Large pressurized tank on railroad flatcar. 06:54:40 Men working sheet metal & machining & forming parts for V1 &/or V2 rockets. MS & CUs. Lathe turning; MCU fitting metal, brazing or welding, filing & fitting. 06:57:04 Balancing & welding, fitting. Assembling many frames for V1 bombs Fitting rocket fins. Turning body. 06:59:29 Man up stairs w/ rocket frames in vertical position being assembled; MCU tilt down interior electronics & guidance motors. Covering w/ nose cone. Moving hanging assembled rocket by gantry crane. 07:01:31 Inspecting riveted skin of rocket section w/ various methods. 07:02:27 Hands on gage measuring strength of metal skin. Panel shown after testing. Other pieces tested until breaking. 07:03:43 Men working & checking interior & exterior of rocket engine. Instruments w/ read-out pen. WW2 Military Research & Development; WWII Weapons Manufacturing; Rockets; 1942 ; 1943 ; 1944 ; Technicians; NOTE: A3 rocket part of German Aggregate rocket series begun ca 1937. A4 was commonly known as V2. NOTE: In our experience German Nazi era material is considered in the public domain throughout the world. If users feel any further clearances are necessary they are to be their own responsibility.

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