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The Nazi rocketeers : dreams of space and crimes of war

Author: Dennis Piszkiewicz
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work claims that the Nazi rocket engineers, led by Wernher von Braun, were not the naive dreamers of a space-age future as they have often been painted, but were collaborators with fellow  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Piszkiewicz, Dennis.
Nazi rocketeers.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1995
(DLC) 95010102
Named Person: Wernher Von Braun; Wernher Von Braun; Wernher Von Braun
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Piszkiewicz
ISBN: 9780275952174 0275952177
OCLC Number: 50026122
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 266 pages, 10 pages of plates) : illustrations, map
Contents: Dreams and Illusions When Space Travel was Science Fiction The P. T. Barnum of Rockets The Baron's Son and the Soldier The Birth of the Third Reich and the Death of Conscience Rockets for the Reich Rocket City: The Secret Base at Peenemuende War Ascending Casualties of the Blitzkrieg The Architects of Destruction: The Men Who Built Armaments and Auschwitz The First Spaceship and the Fuehrer's Dream The Missile Arsenal: Demonstrations for Leaders of the Reich A Command Performance for the Fuehrer Terror and Counter Terror The Flames of Peenemuende Rockets Rising From the Ashes The Nazi "Metropolis": A Subterranean Rocket Factory Dangerous Occupations: Rockets and Politics in the Third Reich The Business of Death The Plot to Kill the Fuehrer The Rocket War Vengeance Weapon-2 "Compared to Dora, Auschwitz was easy!: Death and Survival at the Rocket Factory Final Flights from Peenemuende: Von Braun Plans for the Future Scorched Earth: Hitler's Solution to Defeat The Alpine Redoubt: A Refuge and a Trap Defeat and Triumph Twilight of the Trolls: The Death of the Third Reich Weapons for the Next War Aged Warriors and Astronauts Epilogue Time's Vengeance on the Rocket Warriors References and Notes Maps Photographs Index
Responsibility: Dennis Piszkiewicz.

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