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Aug 17, 1943

British bombers took off to bomb German rocket research site at Peenemünde at 2100 hours London time. At 2230 hours London time, air raid sirens went off at Peenemünde, but many ignored it, thinking it was yet another false warning. At 2317 hours London time, the first of the British bombers struck Peenemünde.

Theater:  European Theater

ItemType:  Event

Source:  ww2db

Date Added: 2010-08-18

Tags: Rockets, Research, Bombers, RAF, Air Raid

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