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This book has a strong bias against Von Braun it is a constant theme rather than being delt with once and then moving on to other things. Read morePublished 13 days ago by major
Solid recap of Wehner Von Braun and his quest to shoot rockets into the air and space. Much discussion has been made about his ties to the Nazis and the author spends a... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Robert Sparrenberger
The author does not let words flow in this book. I found it very hard to read and capture my attention. There is way too much little detail that means nothing about the story. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Joe Julian
I rate this book very highly, because of the information provided by the author. However, it is difficult to rate Von Braun. He was a brilliant opportunist. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Raymond J. Grochowski
The historical detail of this book is quite impressive, and Neufeld is a passable writer. The book is quite good overall, though there were aspects of it that consistently... Read morePublished 5 months ago by P.H.
I bought this as a Christmas gift for my hubby-we just attended a lecture by the author at our daughter's college. I'm only sorry I wasn't able to have the book signed. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
I you want to read a really wel balanced book, that trys to explain to political motifs behind the choises I a era that is really different from what is now.Published 11 months ago by Laurent Tasmowski
This is an outstanding biography. I enjoyed it and it filled many gaps for me. I'm very familiar with Mercury/Gemini/Apollo having interviewed many astronauts and read many books... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Guy P. Harrison
This is a fantastic book about an extraordinary man. The book shows how Von Braun was passionate, gifted, ambitious, and at least on one occasion, too ambitious at the expense of... Read morePublished 17 months ago by reviewer39