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1929 Fritz von Opel.... early rockets.....



Item # 648085

October 13, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 10 only, October 13, 1929

* Fritz von Opel
* Early rockets - rocketry

Page 4xx of this section has a three column headings: "ROCKET MOTOR POINTS WAY TO REACH MOON" "Von Opel's Meteoric Flight Renews the Hope of One Day Penetrating space Beyond the Ozone...." with smaller subheads and three related photos. Lengthy text here.
Other topics throughout. Complete section 10 only with all 22 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

source: wikipedia: Fritz Adam Hermann Opel, since 1918 von Opel (4 May 1899 - 8 April 1971), was the only child of Wilhelm von Opel, and a grandson of Adam Opel, founder of the Opel Company. He is remembered mostly for his spectacular demonstrations of rocket propulsion that earned him the nickname "Rocket Fritz".

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