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The Rocket and the Reich - a book by Neufeld, Michael J.

The Rocket and the Reich

Peenemunde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era

The Rocket and the Reich( )
Author: Neufeld, Michael J.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Smithsonian Institution Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

WINNER OF THE DEXTER PRIZE OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY Launched by the Third Reich in late 1944, the first ballistic missile, the V-2, fell on London, Paris, and Antwerp after covering nearly two hundred miles in five minutes. It was a stunning achievement, one that heralded a new age of ballistic missiles and space launch vehicles. Michael J. Neufeld gives the first comprehensive and accurate account of the story behind one of the greatest engineering...
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Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Military Science
Technology & Engineering / Aeronautics & Astronautics
History / Military / Weapons
History / Europe / Germany
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.96 x 9 x 0.82 Inches
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds

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