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1947 Operation Sandy... V-2 rocket launch...



Item # 598644

September 11, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 1947

* USS Midway (CV-41) aircraft  carrier
* Operation Sandy - V-2 rocket launch


This 56 page newspaper has a small one column heading on page 5: "Stabilizer Balked Midway V-2 Test"

wikipedia notes: A highlight of East Coast and Caribbean training was Operation Sandy in September 1947, in which she test fired a captured German V-2 rocket from her flight deck, the first such launching from a moving platform.

See photos for text here. It contains other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. This rag edition in very  nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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