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Rocket Escape Quad Vignette

Rocket Escape - France, 1944

This series of four vignettes took first place in the "Interconnected Vigs" category in the Flickr 2010 Annual Lego Military Build Competition (

It features four small 8x8 stud vignettes which each make sense individually, but tell a larger story when connected together.

This is a fictional, but plausible, Indiana Jones story where Indy and his friend Mac, disguised as couriers, make a daring escape from WWII Occupied France by stowing away in a V2 rocket about to launch. Indy gets himself fouled in a rope while dispatching one of the guards on the gantry. Chained to Indy's left arm is a suitcase containing a lost relic of Joan of Arc which he must save from the Nazis.

Mac waits patiently behind the liquid oxygen truck until the right moment and then releases a valve to freeze the advancing troops.

A mighty V2 rocket. Production rockets were painted in solids or camo patterns... but the black and white paintscheme of the test models photographs well and is probably more recognisable.

Sadly, Due to the size restrictions I was only able to build the back half of the V2 Mobile Launcher.

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Taken on May 31, 2010