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    German V-2 Rocket Team: Cover Canceled on the Date of Werhner von Braun's Surrender to the American Army in 1945. A philatelic cover with a photo of the event with the headline: "German V-2 Rocket Team SURRENDERS," canceled in Washington, DC, on May 2, 1945. Part of the text explains how Wernher and his brother Magnus found an American private in Austria to where they had fled; Magnus told the soldier: "My name is Magnus von Braun. My brother invented the V-2. We want to surrender." The rest is history. A very rare and important cover. Includes a photo of the surrender ceremony. Very fine.

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