World Battlefronts, THE ENEMY: V-2

Nazi meanness, cleverness and persistence were proving hard to scotch. The end of England's travail was not yet at hand.

For weeks southern England had been under a bombardment as lurid as something out of an early Wells novel. Both London and Berlin kept the business under wraps. Then, last week, Berlin announced that London was under heavy fire from V2, the second Vergeltungswaffe or "vengeance weapon"—the long-range rocket which Berlin had long threatened and London had long anticipated.

Two days later Winston Churchill lifted the lid in the House of Commons....

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