Wernher von Braun During World War II

Nazi Brass Congratulates Werner Von Braun, Walter Dornberger, Rudolph Herman 1942

Peenemunde, Germany — General Erich Fellgiebel (front center), head of the German Army Information Service during World War II, congratulates members of the von Braun rocket team from Peenemunde for their October 3, 1942 A4 flight. Shaking hands are General Walter Dornberger (left) and General Janssen, commanding officer of Peenemunde with Rudolph Hermarn to their right. Left to right in the back row are Wernher von Braun, Captain Stoelzel, of the Luftwaffe, and Dr. Gerhard Reisig. — Image by © NASA – digital version copyright/Science Faction/Corbis