V-1 Rocket Falling on London



A Robot Plummets Londonward Behind the Law Courts Towers

A noisy, throbbing motor gave the buzz bomb its name. Automatically it shut off as the pilotless plane went into a steep dive. Ten terrifying seconds of eerie silence warned victims of the approaching explosion.



Smoke Fills the Sky as the Bomb Explodes

The Daily Herald building and other structures were blasted by this direct hit in central London. The robot's warhead carried a one-ton charge. To get these pictures, the photographer stood on a Fleet Street rooftop.

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