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von Braun

[von broun; German fuh n broun] /vɒn ˈbraʊn; German fən ˈbraʊn/ Unabridged
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  • Maybe the Russians beat us, and maybe von Braun got lucky, but ours is still there, Mac!

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von Braun

/vɒn ˈbraʊn; fɒn/
Wernher (ˈvɛrnər). 1912–77, US rocket engineer, born in Germany, where he designed the V-2 missile used in World War II. In the US he worked on the Apollo project
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