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Wernher von Braun

Heather M. David

Wernher von Braun

by Heather M. David

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Von Braun, Wernher, 1912-1977 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Von Braun, Wernher, 1912-1977.

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the renowned rocket engineer who began his career with the development of the V-2 rocket in Nazi Germany.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 241-244.

    Statementby Heather M. David.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesLives to remember series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL781.85.V6 D3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p.
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5528971M
    LC Control Number67003471

    Dr. Wernher Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun, – German, later American, aerospace engineer. Book, The Mars Project, inscribed and signed, Wernher von Braun / October In German. Together with handwritten notes and calculations by .   Dr. Blackwell. Physics. 12/18/ Though Wernher Von Braun was a scientist to one of the deadliest regimes in history, he was not a bad guy. “They (evolutionists) challenge science to prove the existence of God.

    Wernher von Braun wrote the novel (available from booksellers and online) after the end of World War II and his conversion from Nazi to American rocket ’s often confused with his later non-fiction work, The Mars Project, in which he laid out initial plans for a manned mission to Mars using 10 spacecraft with a space station as a staging point. Wernher Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun was born on March 23rd, to Magnus Freiherr and Emmy von Braun. He was born in what was then Wirsitz, in the province of Posen, in the German Empire, but what is now, since the end of the Second World War, Wyrzysk, Size: KB.

      Wernher von Braun’s Record on Civil Rights. On June 8, , one of 20th century America’s most notorious racists was stopped in his tracks by a former Nazi preaching racial : American Experience. Marriage in Bavaria. Part 1 > Wernher von Braun – Part 2 > Wernher von Braun – Part 3. Returning Home for a Bride On 14 February Wernher von Braun boarded a ship in New York to sail to Germany in order to marry a woman he knew only casually since the two had met in Peenemünde.


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