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Rockets and People, Volume 1

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Rockets and People, Volume 1
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Publisher: NASA History Series
ISBN/ASIN: 0160732395
ISBN-13: 9780160732393
Number of pages: 436

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Volume 1 of the memoirs of academician Boris Chertok, translated from the original Russian. Describes his early years as an engineer and ends with the mission to Germany after the end of World War II when the Soviets captured Nazi missile technology and expertise.

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