Peenemünde

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Pee·ne·mün·de

 (pā′nə-mo͞on′də, -mün′-)
A village of northeast Germany on an offshore island in the Baltic Sea. It was a center for the development of guided missiles, especially the V-1 and V-2, prior to and during World War II (1937-1945).

Peenemünde

(ˌpiːnəˈmʊndə)
n
(Placename) a village in N Germany, in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania on the Baltic coast: site of a German rocket-development centre in World War II
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Neufeld wrote a fine study of the evolution and politics of the V-2 program, The Rocket and the Reich: Pennemunde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era (1995).
He worked for the Nazis at Pennemunde on the V-2 in World War II and then for the Americans (alongside Werner von Braun) in Alabama in the 1950s.
The race between Nazi Germany at Pennemunde and the United States and the United Kingdom in their Manhattan Project to develop and operationalize a nuclear weapon was a classical arms race.