V-2 rocket launch

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Date
1946
Copyright Owner
© The Associated Press
Keywords
Hoelzer, Helmut; Germany; World War II
Object ID
500004493

After World War II, captured V-2 rockets—and captured rocket engineers—helped jump-start the U.S. missile program. Helmut Hoelzer brought not only rocket expertise, but also an early analog computer he used in Germany during the War to simulate them.