In 1944 Jim Radford was a 15 year old ‘galley boy’ serving with the Merchant Navy on the Empire.
German V-1 Missile Explosion Test
Video showing the effects of the V-1 Doodlebug on British cities in 1944/45. The Fieseler Fi 103 'Buzz Bomb'was an early pulse jet-powered cruise missile with an 850kg Amatol warhead. At its peak, over 100 V-1s a day were fired at southeast England, 9,521 in total.