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The Heylandt Oxygen Car

(British Pathe, 1931) In Germany they are working hard on the rocket-method of propulsion.*


The newest is a car using liquid oxygen, projecting a stream of gas rearward and shooting the car forward.

When the steering and other difficulties are overcome, they hope to reach a speed of 400 miles per hour.



*after a bit of misbehavior, the rocket scientists that survive pre-production will build the Moon rocket. Having invented the term 'rocket scientist'. They're quite clever.

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