Staplehurst, 1st ed., 1998. 358 pp., photo-plates. D.j., 23 x 15cm. FINE. Impact provides an operational context to the Third Reich’s missiles that before has been neglected. The "Vengeance" weapons had a profound effect on Allied planning and resources and with their development Germany leapfrogged allied technology into the era of guided missile warfare. This book gives an in-depth account of Hitler’s V-weapons, the devastation they caused, and the massive allied countermeasures taken to destroy them.