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Braun, Werner von (1912-1977)

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Surname: von Braun
Forenames: Werner
Gender: Male
Date: 1912-1977
History: German born rocket scientist. Prominent in this field in Germany in the 1930s & 1940s. After 2nd World War went to the USA & worked on the US space programme which culminated in the moon landing in 1969.
References: PROCAT; NCA Rules
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1939-1946: Ministry of Supply: Guided Projectile Establishment: German Rocket Research, Drawings
The National Archives, Kew

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