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Fort Bliss Nazis Launched A Rocket Towards Juarez

It was 7:30 local time in El Paso on May 29, 1947. Crews at White Sands missile range were preparing to launch a Hermes II two-stage rocket. The Hermes II research project was based at Ft. Bliss. The Army’s first missile battalion, the 1st Anti-aircraft Guided Missile Battalion, was established on October 11, 1945 at […]