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  Walter Dornberger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dornberger was born in Gießen and joined an artillery regiment just prior to the outbreak of war in 1914.
Dornberger remained head of the V-2 project until August 1944 when it came under direct control of the SS, and Heinrich Himmler replaced him with Hans Kammler.
Working now for the Luftwaffe, Dornberger's team adapted the technology of the V-2 to the Wasserfall SAM, but this project was hampered by Kammler (with the authority of Hermann Göring) transferring most of Dornberger's technicians back to the V-2 in February.
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 Walter Dornberger
Walter Dornberger was born in Giessen, Germany on 6th September, 1895.
Dornberger remained in the army and in 1925 was sent to the Charlottenberg Institute of Technology to study ballistics.
In 1932 Dornberger was placed in charge of the solid-fuel rocket research and development in the Ordnance Department of the German Army.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /GERdornberger.htm   (794 words)

 Walter Dornberger -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Major-General Dr Walter Robert Dornberger (September 6 1895 - June 27 1980) was a (A person of German nationality) German army officer whose career spanned World Wars (The 9th letter of the Roman alphabet) I and (The cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number) II.
Dornberger was born in (Click link for more info and facts about Gießen) Gießen and joined an artillery regiment just prior to the outbreak of war in 1914.
Sympathetic to Dornberger's plight, (German Nazi architect who worked for Hitler (1905-1981)) Albert Speer transferred him and his staff to work on anti-bomber defences in January 1945.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/w/wa/walter_dornberger.htm   (597 words)

Dornberger replies that it would take four to five years to develop a missile with greater payload, and that production was limited by the German industrial capacity for alcohol (used as fuel in the missile).
Dornberger noted that they did not dream of the possibility of short-term availability of nuclear energy in 1936, when the specifications for the missile were set.
Dornberger finally achieves their release by demonstrating to the SS that the biggest impediment to the program was Hitler's dream that the A4 would never reach London.
www.astronautix.com /astros/dorerger.htm   (3918 words)

 Bambooweb: V-2
By 1932 the Reichswehr started taking notice of their developments for potential long-range artillery use, and a team led by General Walter Dornberger was shown a test vehicle designed and flown by Wernher von Braun.
It was clear that Von Braun's designs were turning into real weapons, and Dornberger moved the team from Kummersdorf (near Berlin) to a small town, Peenemünde, on the island of Usedom on Germany's Baltic coast, in order to provide more room for testing and greater secrecy.
Dornberger had always wanted a mobile launch platform for the missiles, but Hitler pressed for the construction of massive underground blockhaus structures from which to launch them.
www.bambooweb.com /articles/V/-/V-2.html   (1951 words)

 Walter Dornberger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dornberger fue llevado en Giessen y ensambló un regimiento de la artillería apenas antes del brote de guerra en 1914.
Dornberger y von Braun trabajaron juntos en una serie de cohetes siempre más de gran alcance en la base de la artillería de Krummersdorf.
Dornberger seguía siendo jefe del proyecto V-2 hasta agosto de 1944 en que vino bajo control directo de los SS, y Heinrich Himmler lo substituyó por Hans Kammler.
www.yotor.net /wiki/es/wa/Walter%20Dornberger.htm   (652 words)

 Real History and interrogations about Himmler
Dornberger claimed, on the other hand, that he had begged the Führer to stop the V-weapon propaganda, because nothing more could be expected from just one ton of explosive.
Dornberger: The Russians sent one of my engineers to me when I was with the Americans, who told me under the seal of secrecy that he had such and such an offer to make to us on behalf of the Russians.
Braun and Dornberger himself had realised at the end of December 1944 that things were going wrong and had consequently been in touch since that time with the General Electric Company through the German Embassy in Portugal, with a view to coming to some arrangement.
www.fpp.co.uk /Himmler/interrogations/CSDIC/GRGG341.html   (1831 words)

 Wernher Von Braun: Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Artillery captain Walter Dornberger was assigned to investigate the feasibility of using rockets.
Dornberger went to see the VfR and, being impressed with their enthusiasm, gave them $400 to build a rocket.
Dornberger convinced the SS and the Gestapo to release von Braun because without him there would be no V-2 and Hitler would have them all shot.
liftoff.msfc.nasa.gov /Academy/History/vonBraun/germany.html   (765 words)

 Global Network - Star Wars Boosters - 29/1/01
Dornberger successfully recruited Von Braun and put him in charge of rocket development for the Army, and most of the other members of the society soon followed.
Walter Dornberger was promoted to the highest rank, commissioner of the Third Reich.
Before a congressional hearing in 1958, Dornberger insisted that America's top space priority ought to be to "conquer, occupy, keep, and utilize space between the earth and the moon." In an address to a National Missile Industry Conference, he.urged that more attention be given to space weaponry.
www.space4peace.org /articles/hville.htm   (2061 words)

 Dornberger, Walter Robert --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dornberger enlisted in the German army in 1914 and was commissioned the next year.
German born U.S. orchestra conductor Bruno Walter was known for his interpretations of the works of composers of the Viennese school, especially Gustav Mahler and Anton Bruckner.
The English critic and man of letters Walter Raleigh was a prominent figure at the University of Oxford in his time.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9030979?tocId=9030979   (738 words)

One fact I did not know was that Dornberger spent 2 years in a British gaol (as opposed to a US jail?) before he was nabbed for the US rocket program.
In `V2' Dornberger bemoans the fact that the rocket project was on such a low budget until Hitler's dreams of `Vengeance' led him to boost its funding in 1942/3(?).
So Dornberger claims, but Neufeld demonstrates that the rocket project enjoyed far greater prestige and priority much earlier on than Dornberger was willing to admit.
www.pynchon.pomona.edu /gr/v2.html   (2229 words)

 von Braun capture: 44th Infantry
His brother Magnus is the 3rd man to the left of Werner (without a hat) The man in a top hat between the two von Brauns is the feared and hated German staff officer responsible for the V2 rocket program, General Walter Dornberger.
Walther Dornberger of the German General Staff, and a dozen Fritz scientists.
Eventually Dornberger was tried and acquitted of war crimes for the V2 bombardment of London.
44thdivision.efour4ever.com /vonbrauncapture.html   (821 words)

 Walter Dornberger - infos.aus-germanien.de
Walter Dornberger schlug direkt nach der Schule eine militärische Laufbahn ein.
Doch Walter Dornberger wurde in England festgehalten, er sollte als Kriegverbrecher verurteilt werden.
Insgesamt waren damals unter Dornberger und Wernher von Braun 41 deutsche Raketenforscher in den USA tätig, die mit ihren Familien auch die amerikanische Staatsbürgerschaft erhielten.
infos.aus-germanien.de /Walter_Dornberger   (637 words)

 v 2 rocket
The later was a full-sized design with a range of about 175 km (109 miles), a top altitude of 80 km and a payload of about a tonne.
Dornberger had always wanted a mobile launch platform for the missiles, but Hitler pressed for the construction of massive underground blockhaus structures to launch from.
Under Operation Paperclip three hundred train loads of V-2s and parts were captured and returned to the United States, as well as 126 of the principal designers, including both Wernher von Braun and Walter Dornberger.
www.fact-library.com /v_2_rocket.html   (1497 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dornberger was convicted as a war criminal, then later was secretly brought to the U.S. at the request of von Braun to High Commissioner John J. McCloy.
Dornberger became a boss of Bell Aerospace Corporation and had about 30 former NAZI scientists working for him.
"Walter Dornberger added fuel to this fire in 1955 by publishing alarming speculations that the Soviets might attack from the sea, using shorter-range missiles deployed in floating canisters off the coast of the United States.
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 Walter Doran - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Walter Doran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Walter Doran - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Walter Doran.
Admiral Walter F. Doran became Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, on May 4, 2002.
He is responsible for the world's largest combined fleet command, encompassing 102 million square miles (264,000,000 km²) and more than 190 ships and submarines, 1,400 aircraft, 191,000 Sailors and Marines and 30,000 civilians.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Walter-Doran.html   (431 words)

 V-2 ROCKET FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
By 1932 the Reichswehr started taking notice of their developments for potential long-range artillery use, and a team led by General Walter_Dornberger was shown a test vehicle designed and flown by Wernher_von_Braun.
Dornberger had always wanted a mobile launch platform for the missiles, but Hitler pressed for the construction of massive underground blockhouses from which to launch them.
According to his plans, V-2s should have arrived from a number of factories in a continuous stream on several redundant rail lines, and launching should have been almost continual.
www.palfacts.com /V-2_rocket   (2592 words)

 Exordio - Segunda Guerra Mundial - Wernher von Braun
En 1934, von Braun y Dornberger tenían un equipo con 80 ingenieros construyendo cohetes en Kummersdorf, situado a unos 100 Kms al sur de Berlín.
Dornberger realizó una prueba pública del cohete A-2 que logró un gran éxito, lo que hizo que llegaran grandes recursos económicos a Peenemunde lo que hizo posible el desarrollo de los cohetes A-3 y finalmente el A-4.
Dornberger convenció a la Gestapo para que soltara a von Braun con el argumento que Hitler no perdonaría que no se fabricaran las V-2 por la ausencia de von Braun.
www.exordio.com /1939-1945/personajes/vonbraun.html   (1342 words)

 Walter Dornberger Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Subject is regarded as a potential security threat by the Military Governor." Von Braun played down his SS membership and said that it was only honorary, and that "his real reason for working in the Nazi missile program, he said, had been the potential usefulness of his machines in 'space travel'" (*Blowback,* p.
The principal negotiators were Allen Dulles and William Casey of the OSS, Sir William Stephenson for the British, and SS General Karl Wolff, head of the Gestapo in Italy and former chief of Heinrich Himmler's personal staff" (p.
Gehlen, von Braun and Dornberger continued to have considerable influence on American politics, as evidenced from this quote from *Blowback,* p.
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Dornberger (1895-1980) was a German rocket engineer who developed the infamous V-2 rocket for Germany during World War II.
In late 1944, control of rocket research was transferred to the SS, and Dornberger was reassigned.
While a prisoner in Britain (1945-1947), Dornberger convinced his captors that he had never intended for the V-2 to target civilians, and that it was an SS decision to fire the weapon at London.
www.galleryofhistory.com /archive/7_2005/military-leaders/268179-WALTER-DORENBERGER-COLLECTION!.htm   (484 words)

 dornberger: Rocket and Missile Systems   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The V-2 Missile was developed in Germany from 1936 through the efforts of scientists led by Wernher von Braun.
Walter Dornberger was the engineer who directed construction of the German V-2 rocket.
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 Operations and Deployment - V2ROCKET.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Beginning in January 1939, this organization, headed by Walter Dornberger, was responsible for the development of rockets for the German army.
Several designs had already been tested and with the success of the recent A5 launches (an A4 test-bed rocket), the Peenemünde scientists were starting the actual work on what would become the V2 rocket.
SS General Hans Kammler, now in charge of all rocket troops, gave General Walter Dornberger instructions to have all available rocket batteries ready for operations in Holland by no later than September 5th.
www.v2rocket.com /start/deployment-start.html   (561 words)

 V2ROCKET.COM - The A-4/V-2 Resource Site - The V-2 Rocket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Devoted Nazi General Walter Dornberger and German rocket scientist Wernher von Braun were two men with a vision.
The drive, energy and resourcefulness of General Dornberger, mated with the ingenuity and passion of von Braun, created one of the greatest technological achievements of this century.
Sometimes praised as heroes in the United States, von Braun and Dornberger are increasingly reviled on the European continent.
www.v2rocket.com   (712 words)

 WALTER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Search the WALTER Family Message Boards at Ancestry.com (if available).
Search the WALTER Family Resource Center at RootsWeb.com (if available).
Find graves of people named WALTER at Find-a-Grave.com (or add one that you know).
www.worldhistory.com /surname/US/W/WALTER.htm   (73 words)

 Thiel Walter
Walter Thiel, a gifted and systematic researcher, was responsible for the engine design.
Saenger's advanced rocketry work was so secret that Von Braun was not even aware of it until one of his team, looking for a new method of rocket ignition, heard of its existence.
Von Braun, Walter Thiel, and Rudolf Hermann were finally given a tour of Saenger's advanced facilities at Trauen.
www.astronautix.com /astros/thialter.htm   (1302 words)

 V1 Rocket Propaganda Leaflets
In 1966 I published a letter from WWII German General Walter Dornberger that said his department of the Board of Ordinance, Rocket Development (WaPruef II) designed and developed small solid-fuel rockets that could carry propaganda leaflets about 6-7 miles.
Walter R. Dornberger was born 6 September 1895 in Giessen Germany.
Dornberger was first evacuated with Werner Von Braun and other rocket scientists to Oberjoch.
www.psywarrior.com /V1RocketLeaf.html   (10944 words)

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