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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, 1989–The Berlin Wall Comes Down

I’m going out on a limb here. We started this project to share our absolute love of all things history. I’ve been writing about things I know, things that resonate with me, things about which I have a lot to say…. As I prepared to conclude for today, and started into my research for tomorrow–I… Continue reading November 9, 1989–The Berlin Wall Comes Down