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Volume 1 of the memoirs of academician Borris Chertok, translated from the original Russian. Describes his early years as an engineer and ends with the mission to Germany after the end of World War II when the Soviets captured Nazi missile technology and expertise
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Boris Evseyevich Chertok (Russian: Бори́с Евсе́евич Черто́к; 1 March 1912 – 14 December 2011) was a prominent Soviet and Russian rocket designer, responsible for control systems of a number of ballistic missiles and spacecraft.