Officials of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency

Hermann Oberth, Ernst Stuhlinger, Maj. Gen Toftoy, von Braun , 1956

Huntsville, Alabama, USA — Hermann Oberth (forefront) with officials of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency at Huntsville, Alabama in 1956. Left to right: Dr. Ernst Stuhlinger (seated); Major General H.N. Toftoy, Commanding Officer and the man responsible for “Project Paperclip,” which took scientists and engineers out of Germany after World War II; Dr. Eberhard Rees, Deputy Director, Development Operations Division; Wernher von Braun, Director, Development. — Image by © NASA – digital version copyright/Science Faction/Corbis