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Re: Here is some interesting footage....
I know people who knew the project officer for this (CAPT. Pliny Holt USN). The V2 guidance system was designed for a stable launch platform, aka "land", not something moving. Holt specified launch speed of zero or close to that. The carrier captain overruled that and ordered up some speed intending to get out from under the V2. The moving launch platform exceeded the guidance system limits, but it was able to recover.
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