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.