Definition of Braun, Wernher von in English:

Braun, Wernher von

proper noun

  • (1912–77), US rocket engineer; born in Germany; full name Wernher Magnus Maximilian von Braun. He led the development of the V-2 rockets used by Germany during World War II. After the war, he moved to the US, where he worked in the US space program.

Pronunciation:

Braun, Wernher von

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