Was it right for the United States to recruit former Nazis as aerospace engineers after World War II?

5/4/2012 • Aviation History Discussion, Discussions

Aviation History Reader Poll

Alexander Lippisch was among the German aircraft and rocket designers who immigrated to the United States after World War II under Operation Paperclip (story in the July issue). Given the context of the Cold War, do you think it was right for America to work with former Nazis to help advance U.S. aerospace technology?

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