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German missiles of WW2

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During World War II, Germany developed many missile systems, some of which were extremely advanced.

These included the first cruise missile, the first short range ballistic missile, the first guided surface-to-air missiles, and the first anti-ship missiles.

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surface-to-surface missiles

Both the V1 and V2 were used operationally, against London and other targets. The Rheinbote was fired against Antwerp.

surface-to-air missiles

Germany developed a number of surface-to-air missile systems, none of which were ever used operationally:

air-to-air missiles

anti-ship missiles

German anti-ship missiles were used operationally against allied shipping in 1943, notably in the Mediterranean Sea:

See also


Lists of Aircraft | Aircraft manufacturers | Aircraft engines | Aircraft engine manufacturers

Airports | Airlines | Air forces | Aircraft weapons | Missiles | Timeline of aviation

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