Thursday, January 29, 2009

V2...oooops

May 30, 1947

El Paso and Juarez were rocked Thursday night when a runaway German V-2 rocket fired from the White Sands Proving Ground in New Mexico crashed and exploded on top of a rocky knoll three and a half miles south of the Juarez business district.

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CRATER 50 FEET WIDE, 24 FEET DEEP
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Read the entire article on Tales from the Morgue. There are also links to related reports.