V2 rocket turbo-pump from a missile fired from Walcheren, Serooskerke, Vrederust, by battery no 444, at around 7am on September 17th 1944. The missile impacted East Ham with a direct hit on houses. Killing 6 people with 15 seriously injured. Much of the rocket debris was taken to the East Ham police station for examination by the military authorities. The serviceman in the picture is feeling the steam inlet manifold as it is still warm to the touch. Information porovided by www.v2rocket.com.