Rheintochter was a German surface-to-air missile developed during World War II. Its name comes from the mythical Rheintöchter (Rhinemaidens) of Richard Wagner's opera series Der Ring des Nibelungen.The project was cancelled on February 6, 1945.

Rheintochter was a German surface-to-air missile developed during World War II. Its name comes from the mythical Rheintöchter (Rhinemaidens) of Richard Wagner's opera series Der Ring des Nibelungen.The project was cancelled on February 6, 1945.

Albert Speer considered the failure to push this surface-to-air missle project to be the biggest mistake of his career. If he and Hitler had pursued this instead of the V or vengence rocket program WWII would have taken a much different course.

Albert Speer considered the failure to push this surface-to-air missle project to be the biggest mistake of his career. If he and Hitler had pursued this instead of the V or vengence rocket program WWII would have taken a much different course.

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