History of War

WAR IN FOCUS

THUNDERBIRD IS GO

Taken: 12 September 1961

Major general E.J.H Bates, director of the Royal Artillery, supervises a crew preparing a Thunderbird guided missile at Horseshoe Barracks, Essex,

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