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That's a surprise they normally get given an American Passport,
Dr. Wernher Magnus Maximilian Freiherr ('Baron') von Braun (March 23, 1912 â€“ June 16, 1977), a German physicist and astronautics engineer, became one of the leading figures in the development of rocket technology in Germany and the United States. Wernher von Braun is sometimes said to be the preeminent rocket scientist of the 20th century.
In his 20s and early 30s, Braun was the central figure in Germany's pre-war rocket development program, responsible for the design and realization of the V-2 combat rocket during World War II. After the war, he and some of his rocket team were brought to the United States as part of the then secret Operation Overcast. In 1955, ten years after entering the country, Braun became a naturalized U.S. citizen.
In the capital London 8938 people were killed by Rockets and 25,000 were seriously injured and many maimed for life. In addition over 2,000 British and US Airmen lost their lives attacking the Rocket sites.