Operation Paperclip

Wernher von BraunSeventy years ago, the first group of German guided-missile scientists, signed by contract under Operation Paperclip, arrived at Fort Strong, New York to work for the U.S. military.

Many had done service for Hitler’s Third Reich. Some, like Wernher von Braun, Arthur Rudolph and Hubertus Strughold, had been officially classified as war criminals and listed as a “menace to the security of the Allied Forces”.

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David Winship has written an unauthorised autobiography and several critically disdained literary tomes. His work is frequently compared with Steinbeck, Orwell and Hemingway, but unfortunately Mike Steinbeck, Daisy Orwell and Howard Hemingway were all terrible writers. He has been totally overlooked for the most prestigious literary awards worldwide, which is a shame as most of the words are spelled correctly. In fact, his books contain material that ranks with the finest literary works in history: all the right letters are there, just not necessarily in the right order.

Dave’s blog (The Speed Of Dark Blog) is part of his crusade for truth and justice and universal entitlement to free real ale. It may well be that his whole purpose in life is to serve as a warning to others.

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