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These leaflets were dropped in summer 1944 on Allied troops liberating Europe to undermine their morale.


The options to purchase are:

  • "Hell on earth" version
  • "Shadow over England" version

They can both come with, or without an autograph of the SS-Sturmbannführer Wernher von Braun (more as a joke - it's unlikely he really signed any of them)


V-1s started falling on London actually already on June 13, 1944 - a week after D-Day landing. Although formidable, due to the scale did not change the course of war, not English determination to win the war. At peak, more than one hundred V-1s a day were fired at southeast England, 9,521 in total, decreasing in number as sites were overrun until October 1944, when the last V-1 site in range of Britain was overrun by Allied forces,


The leaflet didn't lie - vastly superior V-2 was just about the corner with first hitting London on September 8. 


If you're interested in learning more, I recommend the Wikipedia article on the subject.

V-1 Rockets Over England - Psychological War Leaflets

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