The Rocket and the Reich: Peenemünde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era

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Simon and Schuster, 1995 - History - 368 pages
The story behind one of the greatest engineering feats of World War II. The Rocket and the Reich is the paradoxical tale of the creation of a technology that would prove so valuable to Allied powers after the war but ultimately proved a failure to the Germans during it. Two 8-page photo inserts; 6 maps and diagrams.
 

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In The Rocket and the Reich: Peenemünde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era, Michael J. Neufeld “aims to provide a balanced and readable history of the German Army liquid-fueled rocket program ... Read full review

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A rather serious book that focuses more on the politics and organizational challenges than on the technology and day to day operations. He also discusses the forced labor workers who worked not only ... Read full review

Contents

Summer 1943
1
Peenemundes Legacy
267
Significant Abbreviations Used in the Notes
289
Bibliography and Archival Sources
333
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