The photographs on this and the following pages are from the DMWD Technical Histories and are reproduced by courtesy of the UK National Archives. They may not be reproduced without the permission of the Copyright holder.


The Pig Trough launcher designed by Nevil Shute held 14 two-inch rockets for firing vertically against air attack.

Gimballed rocket launcher.
Note the officer in the control box aiming the launcher.

Rocket grapnel in use by US forces west of Omaha beach on D-Day.