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