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V2 Launch Location Gouvy

On September 8, 1944 at 11:00 in the morning, the first V2 rocket was launched from this location. The target of this missile was Paris. The V2 crashed in Maisons-Alfort, just before Paris, six people were killed and 36 were wounded. This sign commemorates this launch.

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  • Photos: Geert-Jan van Glabbeek (1,2,3) & G.J. Wouters (4,5)