Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Head-on (front) view of Enzian surface-to-air anti-aircraft missile in wood cradle inside hangar, probably at the Messerschmitt complex at Oberammergau, Germany, circa mid 1945, after capture by American forces. Part of the tail of an Feuerlilie (Fire Lily) F-55 Missile can be seen in the immediate foreground.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Missiles (Surface-to-air)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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