Remains of a German V-2 missile base

Remains of a German V-2 missile base


Okiersk, Poland (PL)
Heidekraut - German test range for production V-2 missiles. In use from 1944 to 1945.

The Germans were forced by Russian advances to move the firing area to from Heidelager to Heidekraut, a location 15 km from Tuchel. Shots were made to the north and south from this location. A total of over 47 missiles were launched from Heidekraut in August, the last month of training before the combat campaign began.
Heidekraut - German test range for production V-2 missiles. In use from 1944 to 1945.

The Germans were forced by Russian advances to move the firing area to from Heidelager to Heidekraut, a location 15 km from Tuchel. Shots were made to the north and south from this location. A total of over 47 missiles were launched from Heidekraut in August, the last month of training before the combat campaign began.
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By: kjfitz

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