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No warhead attached to V2 rocket

Royal Navy experts remove V2 rocket from water at Harwich, Essex Credit: ITV Anglia

The Royal Navy bomb disposal unit has confirmed that there is no warhead attached to the V2 rocket, which is now safe to remove from water. Experts are waiting until high tide to bring the weapon into shore.

Harwich Yacht Club is hoping to keep the rocket as a souvenir.

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