- a liquid-fueled rocket used as a ballistic missile by the Germans, mainly against London, late in World War II.
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There were newsreel shots of V-1 and V-2 being blasted from their takeoff ramps and a montage of later experimental models.The Old Die Rich
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- a rocket-powered ballistic missile invented by the Germans in World War II: used esp to bombard London. It used ethanol as fuel and liquid oxygen as the oxidizer