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Saurma



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Saurma
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von Saurma, Friedrich und Hans German-American rocket engine designer, worked at Huntsville with von Braun. Ranking Prussian aristrocrat of the German rocket team. His wife was von Braun's personal secretary.

Engine designer, worked at Huntsville with Von Braun. Von Saurma was a pleasant, innocuous gentlemen, but also the ranking Prussian aristrocrat of the German rocket team. Even von Braun would click his heels and bow when visiting him privately. Von Saurma was also an avid radio amateur.

Birth Place: German.

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Bibliography
  • Michels, Juergen and Przybilski, Olaf, Peenemuende und seine Erben in Ost und West, Bernard & Graefe, Bonn, 1997.
  • Gray, Mike, Angle of Attack: Harrison Storms and the Race to the Moon, Penguin Reprint edition, 1994.

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