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Operation Paperclip by Annie Jacobson. Excerpts regarding Hitler's Chemists - Otto Ambros

Operation Paperclip by Annie Jacobson. (Excerpts regarding Hitler’s Chemists – Otto Ambros)

Hitler’s Chemists

Otto Ambros

Otto Ambros was a fastidious man. His calculations were exact, his words carefully chosen, his fingernails always manicured. 2,413 more words


Operation Paperclip, What You Don't Know About WWII

While I know what Operation Paperclip is about, I have yet to read the book, written by Annie Jacobsen. I saw this copy in my local library. 11 more words


Operation Paperclip

I just finished the great book of the same name by Annie Jacobson. I had heard of the program that brought Nazi scientists to America, but didn’t realize how big it was- several hundred scientists- or just how complicit in the holocaust many of the scientists were- from the slave labor that built Werner von Braun’s rockets, to medical experiments on unconsenting prisoners, to high positions in the SS, to straight up murder. 557 more words

James' Bookshelf

Operation Paperclip

Operation Paperclip (originally Operation Overcast) (1949–1990) was the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) program in which over 1,500 German scientists, technicians, and engineers from Nazi Germany and other foreign countries were brought to the United States for employment in the aftermath of World War II.   273 more words

[VIDEO] Memorial Day Movies: TMC Marathon

Robert Rorke has a short list of best-of movies, from TMC’s marathon, here’s a few of them:

From Here to Eternity” James Jones’ World War II novel was immortalized in this terrific adaptation. 114 more words


Operation Paperclip

May 22, 1945: Major Robert Staver sends a telegram. He was the Chief of the Jet Propulsion Section of the Research and Development Branch of the US Army Ordnance Corps at the time. 621 more words


Author Stephen Stein, “The Oath”

After the Holocaust, the U.S. actually welcomed some Nazi war criminals to America.

A new historical novel called “The Oath” by Author Stephen Stein was loosely based on the program that made it possible. 33 more words

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