In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Such batteries, deployed on the South Coast, eventually achieved a commendable destruction rate against flying bombs.
- Mrs Day remembers: ‘The flying bombs had started falling on London, and we were spending nearly all day and night in our air raid shelter.’
- It seems a little ridiculous to make fairly complex aircraft into flying bombs, which is likely the reason behind the move to the ‘Project F’ and its no-frills design.
- These are flying bombs that hug the ground to avoid radar as they near a pre-programmed target, then use smart imaging systems to lock on to the target and make necessary final-course corrections.
- The first German V2 flying bombs fell in Britain.
- So began London's doodlebug summer, with more than 2000 flying bombs launched from occupied France creating sudden havoc and destruction, especially across the south and east of the city.
- Barrage balloon cables tore the wings off more than 200 V-1 flying bombs during 1944-5.
- The Meteor was the first military aircraft to be powered by the jet engine and it is seen performing the dangerous but effective technique of ‘tipping’ a V1 flying bomb to knock it off course.
- Ultimately, Polish pilots destroyed at least 900 German planes, 190 V - 1 flying bombs and 1000 German tanks.
- The flying bomb was Hitler's latest deadly weapon, fired from occupied France, aimed at London and dropping randomly from the sky onto an unsuspecting target.
- The plant would also produce V1 flying bombs and parts for Junkers 88 bombers before the end of the war.
- During World War Two the pub took a direct hit from a V1 flying bomb which not only destroyed the building but also devastated the immediate area.
- For those who were in the mood for some pyrotechnics, this is the result of all the rockets and flying bombs: 30 calls to the fire service to attend to fires.
- Altogether, just over 10,000 flying bombs were launched against England.
- ON occasion you have described the huge number of V1 flying bombs and V2 rockets which fell in the borough in the later years of the Second World War.
- During World War II she struggled to bring up her large family while her husband was posted away to a gun battery on the south coast, to help bring down the flying bombs that threatened London.
- Jane was born in Queen Charlotte's hospital at about the worst of the flying bombs in 1944.
- There is substantial new information on the pilots who gained success against the V- 1 flying bombs during 1944-45.
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