National Air and Space Museum Archives

Peenemunde Document Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0083
Creators:
Peenemunde Research and Development Station
Dates:
1941-1944
Languages:
German
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Physical Description:
0.45 Cubic feet
(1 legal document box)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of Peenemunde documents, including the following: memorandums, correspondence, telegrams, and reports. These documents are in German, and some of the documents have signatures of General Dornberger, Wernher von Braun, and Hermann Oberth. This collection also contains a few translated documents from the Wright Field Collection.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Peenemunde Research and Development Station, Germany, was established in the mid-1930s. By the late 1930s, the research station was dedicated to the study and development of rocket driven projectiles, notably the V-2. Peenemunde was also the location of the V-1 test flying program and the test site for several other secret projects including the Messerschmitt 163 rocket-propelled aircraft.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Various sources, gift/transfer, 1994, 1991-0083, unknown

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

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Keywords
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V-2 rocket Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1939-1945 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
V-1 rocket Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Messerschmitt 163 Komet (Comet) Family Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rockets (Aeronautics) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rocketry Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Airplanes -- Rocket engines Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Airplanes -- Germany Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics, Military Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Telegrams Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reports Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Memoranda Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Von Braun, Wernher, 1912-1977 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oberth, Hermann, 1894-1989 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dornberger, Walter, 1895- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peenemunde Research and Development Station Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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