Wernher von Braun and German Officers, 1942

Rocket engineer Wernher von Braun (back row, second from right) and members of his Peenemunde rocket team are congratulated by Gen. Erich Fellgiebel (left), head of the German Army Information Service during World War II, for a successful V-2 rocket test in October 1942.

Courtesy of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration