Operation Grosskraftwerk Nordwest

north-west power station

This was a German programme to construct sites in the Watten area of northern France for the launch of V-1 flying bombs and V-2 ballistic missiles against the UK (1943/44).

Work began on 29 March 1943, and the first and last launches took place on 12/13 June 1944 and 1 September 1944 respectively.