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The first American-built rocket to leave the earth's atmosphere (the WAC) was launched on March 22, 1946. It was launched from White Sands, and attained 50 miles of altitude.
A German Focke-Wulf Fw 190 chasing a British Spitfire along the coast of England, June 1942.
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23 Mar 42: Wernher von Braun's team launches its first successful test of an A-4 rocket, a long-range liquid-propellant ballistic missile, the progenitor of all modern rockets and the first known human artifact to enter outer space, which will become well known as the V-2 rocket that will terrorize London and Antwerp. #WWII #History
Fock Wulf Fw 189 was a three-seat reconnaissance aircraft with a good all-round view to support the German army in the field, replacing the Henschel Hs 126 The FW189 could take a good punisment and was very manouvrable a close support version was considerd but not produced. Total production was 864 aircraft of all variants