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V2 Rocket in Mitchell

By p1 17 January 2008 28

After reading the resurrected “The incredible expanding War Memorial” thread the other day, I was driving past the AWM’s facility in Mitchell, and there does appear to be, in the yard out the back, a V2 Rocket . It is amazing what is lying around the city that you don’t know about until it is pointed out to you.

V2 Rocket in Mitchell

It is also amazing that a thread can last years, then go down hill so fast.

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Thumper 10:12 am 21 Jan 08

And I emailed in a heaps of shots of Ginninderra creek that I took on Saturday in the rain…

Bueller? Bueller? Anyone…..

Gungahlin Al 10:06 am 21 Jan 08

I’ve emailed the photos I promised through to the root@ email address twice. Any chance they’ll get posted guys?

hingo 12:44 pm 20 Jan 08

Apparently at least 20 still exist. 4 are in the UK, 2 in Australia (both in Canberra), roughly 7 in the US, one in France, and only one complete rocket in Germany funny enough. Doesn’t appear to be many complete examples.

Thumper 12:17 am 19 Jan 08

Cool photo.

I wonder how many other cities in the world happen to have a V2 just laying around.

Apart from London….

Gerry-Built 8:06 pm 18 Jan 08

@ Thumper – “snap!” That was the same picture that entered my mind too 😉

@ Hingo – It’d make a wonderful garden ornament armament… I wouldn’t mind a couple either – it’d sure put garden gnomes and flamingos to shame. Even just a small pottery one… hmmmmm… business idea :/

hingo 4:03 pm 18 Jan 08

I’ll take the V2 off their hands for nothing if they want. At least I could manage to put a tarp over the thing. V2’s are rare as hens teeth and its sad to see it rusting away out there.

Thumper 3:34 pm 18 Jan 08

Dr Strangelove?

p1 3:18 pm 18 Jan 08

mmm, i’m pretty sure no one rode to war on a V2. Although any Australians in the wrong part of the UK may have been targets…

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