Orders for the transportation of seventeen German civilians to the United States.

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Identifier

spc_schu_550_551

Title

Orders for the transportation of seventeen German civilians to the United States.

Description

This document identifies the first group of German engineers to be brought to the United States as part of Operation Paperclip. Seven of the men listed were eventually transported to the U. S. Army post at Fort Bliss, Texas: Wernher von Braun, Wilhelm Jungert, Erich Neubert, Theo Poppel, Eberhard Rees, August Schulze, and Walter Schwidetski. The men were transported from Germany by air and then by train once in the United States.

Date

1945-09-15

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Type

Source

William August Schulze Collection
Box 2, Folder 17
University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives and Special Collection, Huntsville, Alabama

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Relation

spc_schu_2019_01A

Citation

United States. Army. United States Forces, European Theater, “Orders for the transportation of seventeen German civilians to the United States.,” The UAH Archives and Special Collections, accessed February 3, 2023, http://libarchstor2.uah.edu/digitalcollections/items/show/495.

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