Hydrogen Peroxide - Propulsion & Power History

Germany (1935 - 1945)

General Information:

World War II Germany is the birthplace of hydrogen peroxide uses for propulsion and power. Hydrogen Peroxide found application in many systems, most notably: V-1 Catapult, V-2 Turbopump Gas Generator, ME-163 Main Propulsion, Submarine Main Propulsion, Torpedo Main Propulsion.

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V-1 Operations Video - 1944 (large ~125 MB , note peroxide loading ops ~ 20 min)

V-2 Rocket Test Failures - 1946


Hydrogen Peroxide for Propulsion & Power - Stokes 1998

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