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English: U.S. soldier, Walter Dornberger, Herbert Axster, Wernher von Braun, Hans Lindenberg, and Bernhard Tessmann (partially cropped) after the scientists surrendered to the Allies in 1945

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  • German rocketeers after they surrendered to the U.S. troops in Bavaria. Left to right: Major General Walter Dornberger, Commander of the Army Peenemünde Center; Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Axster, a former Berlin patent lawyer and chief of the military staff at Peenemünde; Wernher von Braun (von Braun broke his arm in a car accident in March when his driver fell asleep at the wheel and the car crashed); and Hans Lindenberg, a combustion chamber specialist in Peenemünde and later in the Mittelwerk. Photo by Technician Fifth Class Louis Wintraub, U.S. Army, Austria, 3 May 1945. Photo courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration.[1]
  • Major General Walter Dornberger (left), commander of the Peenemünde missile base, with Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Axster, Wernher von Braun (with sling), and Hans Lindenberg after they surrendered to U.S. Seventh Army troops May 3, 1945.[2]
  • General Dornberger (left) and Wernher von Braun, arm in cast from an auto accident, after surrendering to American forces in 1945.[3]
  • Dornberger (on left) and von Braun (with cast) on May 3, 1945, at Reutte, in the Austrian Tyrol, shortly after they were taken by the units of the 44th Infantry Division, U. S. Seventh Army.[4]
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  1. Gruntman, Mike Blazing The Trail: The Early History Of Spacecraft And Rocketry, pp. p156
  2. Hunt, Linda () Secret Agenda: The United States Government, Nazi Scientists, and Project Paperclip, 1945 to 1990, Category:New York: St.Martin's Press, pp. p148c ISBN: 0312055102. NOTE: Hans Lindenberg was an engineer at Mittlewerk.(p29)
  3. Johnson, David (1981/1982) [] V-1, V-2: Hitler's Vengeance on London, Ney York: Stein and Day, pp. p193 ISBN: 0-8128-2858-5.
  4. McGovern, J () Crossbow and Overcast, Category:New York: W. Morrow, pp. p120d

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