Operation Paperclip

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Operation Paperclip

Operation Paperclip was a secret program of the Joint Intelligence Objectives Agency (JIOA) in which more than 1 600 German scientists engineers and technicians such as Wernher von Braun and his V-2 rocket team were recruited in post-Nazi Germany and taken to the U.S. for government employment primarily between 1945 and 1959; many were former members and some were former leaders of the Nazi Party.

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