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German rocketeers in the heart of Dixie : making sense of the Nazi past during the civil rights era / Monique Laney.

By: Laney, Monique [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Haven, Connecticut ; London : Yale University Press, c2015Description: xv, 302 pages : illustrations ; 25 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780300198034 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Rocketry -- Biography -- 20th century | Aerospace engineers -- United States -- Biography | German Americans -- Alabama -- Huntsville -- History -- 20th century | Ex-Nazis -- United States -- History -- 20th century
From enemy aliens to valued citizens -- Huntsville becomes the "Rocket City" -- "I never thought of him as a foreigner" -- Becoming Americans -- "We just did not move in the same circles" -- The Rudolph case -- Vergangenheitsbewältigung in Huntsville.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-292) and index.

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