Peenemünde Interviews Project
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Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0038
Creators:
Neufeld, Michael J., 1951-
Dates:
1985-1990
Languages:
English
The transcripts and recordings are in
English
, with the exception of one interview that was conducted in
German
.
Physical Description:
2.51 Cubic Feet
4 records center boxes
Repository:
This collection consists of the oral history recordings and transcripts for the Peenemünde Interviews Project, which examined the development of the German Peenemünde complex from the early 1930s through World War II.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of 39 hours of interviews with 13 individuals (in both audio cassette and transcript formats).

Arrangement
Arrangement
The Peenemünde Interviews Project is arranged alphabetically by interviewee. Boxes 1, 2 and 3 contain the interviews on cassette tapes; box 4 contains the edited transcripts of the audio.

Historical note
Historical note
The collection consists of the oral history recordings and transcripts for the Peenemünde Interviews Project, which examined the development of the German Peenemünde complex from the early 1930s through World War II. This project constitutes one of several oral history projects conducted within the Department of Space History, NASM. The principal investigator for this project was Michael Neufeld and the following individuals were interviewed: Werner Dahm; Konrad Danneberg; Walter Haeussermann; Karl Heimberg; Helmut Hoelzer; Fritz Mueller; Herman Oberth; Eberhard Rees (with Mrs. Rees); Gerhard Reisig; Arthur Rudolph; Bernhard Tessman (with Karl Heimburg); Georg von Tiesenhausen; and Walter Wiesman.

Administration
Processing Information
This collection was arranged and described by Mark Kahn in 2006. It was Encoded by Brittany Dunton in 2011.
Author
Mark Kahn
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Space History, NASM, Transfer, 1999, 1999-0038, Varies

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
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.
Preferred Citation
Peenemünde Interviews Project, Acc. 1999.0038, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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World War, 1939-1945 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Wiesman, Walter Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
von Tiesenhausen, Georg Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tessman, Bernhard Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reisig, Gerhard Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rudolph, Arthur Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peenemunde Research and Development Station Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rees, Eberhard Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oberth, Hermann, 1894-1989 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mueller, Fritz Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Neufeld, Michael J., 1951- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Heimberg, Karl Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hoelzer, Helmut Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Danneberg, Konrad Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Haeussermann, Walter Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dahm, Werner Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
http://airandspace.si.edu/research/resources/archives/