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November 16, 1945 – German Rocket Scientists arrive in the United States

What kid, growing up, does not want to be an astronaut? When I was a teen, I fell in love with James Michener’s novel Space, and I needed to learn more about these German scientists. Since that day, one of my heroes has been Wernher Magnus Maximilian, Freiherr von Braun. Wernher von Braun discover the… Continue reading November 16, 1945 – German Rocket Scientists arrive in the United States

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November 9, 1923 – The Beer Hall Putsch – Part two

As the morning of November 9, 1923 started to appear, Hitler and friends realized they had been betrayed (sounds like a bad cartoon show). Ludendorff had let Kahr and company go during the night to take up their roles in the putsch. This allowed them to contact the central government in Berlin, since the Nazis had… Continue reading November 9, 1923 – The Beer Hall Putsch – Part two