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von Braun

(vɒn ˈbraʊn; fɒn)
(Biography) Wernher (ˈvɛrnər). 1912–77, US rocket engineer, born in Germany, where he designed the V-2 missile used in World War II. In the US he worked on the Apollo project



1. Eva, 1912–45, mistress of Adolf Hitler.
2. Wernher von, 1912–77, German rocket engineer, in U.S. after 1945.
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Noun1.von Braun - United States rocket engineer (born in Germany where he designed a missile used against England); he led the United States Army team that put the first American satellite into space (1912-1977)
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Imagine my surprise upon learning this guy is the second coming of Henry Ford and Wernher von Braun rolled into one.
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In this memoir, he describes their experience, how his father was released on the condition that the family leave Germany, his childhood in Germany, how his family moved to New York from Cuba, and how he served in the US Army, oversaw captured soldiers being retrained to lead postwar Germany, and worked with Wernher von Braun, the designer of GermanyAEs V-2 rocket and the father of the American space program.
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In Germany, Werner Von Braun saw the opportunity to further his interests by promoting rocket-powered weapons to the Nazi government.
After the war, he helped to interview key Nazi figures including Wernher von Braun and Goering.
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BORN GERONIMO, Apache leader, 1829 TUPAC Shakur, US rapper, 1971 ENOCH Powell, English politician, 1912, above DIED GEORGE Reeves, US actor, 1959 WERNER von Braun, rocket scientist, 1977 LORD Reith, British broadcaster, 1971, above
In his 1806 letter, Beethoven writes a conciliatory request to court theater director Baron Peter von Braun.