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    Real Bloody Flying Nazi Soldiers With Jet PacksThere's probably only one thing more terrifying than Nazi soldiers: Nazi soldiers with jet packs—and Nazi UFOs piloted by nefarious hamsters. The difference is that, while the UFOs never existed, the Nazi jet pack did: Behold, the Himmelstürmer.

    The Himmelstürmer—or Skystormer—used a pulse jet engine, like the one that powered the Fieseler Fi 103 flying bomb. The Fi 103 was the official name of the the infamous V-1 Buzz Bomb, which terrorized England for a while, until the RAF pilots learnt to shoot it down over the Channel... and the Nazis introduced the V-2 ballistic missile, invented by Saturn V rocket scientist Wernher von Braun.

    Real Bloody Flying Nazi Soldiers With Jet Packs

    The Himmelstürmer was designed for one purpose: To make Nazi soldiers in their engineering corps to jump over enemy defenses, like minefields, barbed wire, or trenches, as well as rivers, or any other large natural obstacle. It had two components. The main pulse engine—on the back—pushed up and forward. A second pulse engine on the front pushed only up.

    The engineer throttled the back engine to make him jump over greater or shorter distances. It consumed very little fuel, never ran hot, and didn't require special clothing because it wasn't designed to run for long period of times. All while achieving 180 feet jumps at an altitude of 50 feet. Impressive. Fortunately, like all their secret super-weapons, it arrived late in the war.

    While no photos of the Himmelstürmer remain—the image above is a recreation—Bell Aerosystems got the devices at the end of the war, but changed its design thinking they could turn every soldier into Superman, instead of just super-jumpers. Their version, however, wasn't reliable enough for real action, and was canned after a few years.
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    The nazis had good tech, also had a stealth bomber. spoils of war in the end.
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    Wonder what the outcome of the war would have been should the Himmelstürmers be deployed really...
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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Librarian View Post
    Wonder what the outcome of the war would have been should the Himmelstürmers be deployed really...
    In the end a nuke would have been dropped by the US if the war was prolonged for a few years longer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Librarian View Post
    Wonder what the outcome of the war would have been should the Himmelstürmers be deployed really...
    No different. They'd get shot down like flies. Just imagine what a 20mm AA would do to a swarm of them

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    I wonder what would have happened if germany never invaded russia!! and invested all those resources into the western front and technology like this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by moose007 View Post
    I wonder what would have happened if germany never invaded russia!! and invested all those resources into the western front and technology like this.
    As Aqua_lung mentioned they would probably have got nuked

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alan View Post
    As Aqua_lung mentioned they would probably have got nuked
    I dont know hey,so many things to consider..if germany successfully invaded england where would they have launched a bomber from?
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    Quite interesting that they designed these prototypes without any fancy compootahs or whizzbang hi-tech gadgetry...
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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Librarian View Post
    Quite interesting that they designed these prototypes without any fancy compootahs or whizzbang hi-tech gadgetry...
    it is,but whats more intriguing is how they got it to work without a PC controlling 90% of the functions onboard.
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    Quote Originally Posted by moose007 View Post
    I dont know hey,so many things to consider..if germany successfully invaded england where would they have launched a bomber from?
    Interesting point. Successfully invading England is a big "if" but "if" it had succeeded the U.S could have attacked them from places like Iceland, Greenland and former colonies in Africa and the Middle East if they could hold onto them. IIRC the B29 had a combat radius of 5000kms so theoretically in desperation they could have even attacked from the Canadian mainland. One way trip of course.

    Or they could have launched attacks like the Doolittle Raid

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    Quote Originally Posted by moose007 View Post
    it is,but whats more intriguing is how they got it to work without a PC controlling 90% of the functions onboard.
    Well they called themselves the master race.
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    Quote Originally Posted by moose007 View Post
    I wonder what would have happened if germany never invaded russia!! and invested all those resources into the western front and technology like this.
    Russia would've invaded Germany.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aqua_lung View Post
    In the end a nuke would have been dropped by the US if the war was prolonged for a few years longer.
    It would have happened irrespective. They were nipping at America’s heels with A-bomb development (no US choice). If they hadn’t killed all their Jews they would have had the bomb long before America. The world would’ve been a different place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alan View Post
    Interesting point. Successfully invading England is a big "if" but "if" it had succeeded the U.S could have attacked them from places like Iceland, Greenland and former colonies in Africa and the Middle East if they could hold onto them. IIRC the B29 had a combat radius of 5000kms so theoretically in desperation they could have even attacked from the Canadian mainland. One way trip of course.

    Or they could have launched attacks like the Doolittle Raid

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    true although a B25 would never have left a aircraft carrier deck with a NUKE onboard...and they would have considered it risky..the B29 route sounds reasonable but who would have gone on a suicide mission...the doolittle raid they had a chance of survival...
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