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Missiles for the fatherland : Peenemünde, National Socialism, and the V-2 missile

Author: Michael B Petersen
Publisher: New York, NY : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2009.
Series: Cambridge centennial of flight
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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A scholarly investigation of the culture underpinning missile development at Germany's secret missile base at Peenemunde.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael B Petersen
ISBN: 9780521882705 0521882702
OCLC Number: 644940362
Description: XII, 276 S. : ill., Kt.
Contents: 1. Help build the spaceship!; 2. At Peenemunde, they have created a paradise; 3. It was a fantastic life!; 4. Production by convicts: no objections; 5. At the limits of existence; 6. We still had a fatherland to fight for; 7. Engineering consent at Peenemunde.
Series Title: Cambridge centennial of flight
Responsibility: Michael B. Petersen.

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Review of the hardback: 'Michael Petersen offers a new and disturbing account of the German missile community under the Nazis at the clandestine Peenemunde facility that developed the V-2 rocket. Read more...

 
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