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Name: Fred R Rulli

Your Story:
Stationed at White Sands with Ordnance Group (I believe) from June '46 to Sept '46. We were support group for German scientists, U.S. scientists, engineers and tech's that were reassembling V-2 rockets shipped over disassembled from Germany. I was at times a lackey for Wernher Von Braun and other scientists, often driving them into Las Cruces to "comfort houses." I recall the tremendous excitement when a nose camera was retrieved intact from a missile and I believe it was the first time that there was a picture of the Earth's curvature. Can anyone out there confirm any of this! Also, was the propellant shredded magnesium? To this day I shudder when remembering the effects of it.


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