World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF EUROPE: They Saw Rockets

U.S. flyers in Britain related grim eyewitness accounts of the latest Nazi "secret weapon," the plane-fired rocket. During Oct. 14th's Fortress smash at the Schweinfurt ball-bearing works, Nazi fighters, armed with the new projectiles, soared to the attack in "layers" of 60 planes each. Said Colonel Budd J. Peaslee, returned co-pilot of one of the Forts: "I saw plenty of rockets. I thought that none of us was going to get back!"

Each of the twin-engined enemy fighters seemed to carry four rocket-guns which were fired at a 2,000-yd. range, well beyond the...

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