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Two books cover it extensively, Apollo[0] and Red Moon Rising[1] - I can't remember the exact date, but at some point even Albert Einstein wrote a letter opposing Von Braun.

By the mid-50s his history had been all washed over and forgotten, and it wasn't until the 90s that the issue was broached again.

There is no reason for the coverup to continue today or for anybody to still believe it - there is a lot of testimony about Von Braun overseeing hangings and the deaths of thousands of slave workers. Had he not been useful for other purposes it is almost certain that he would have hung at Nuremberg.

[0] https://www.amazon.com/Apollo-Race-Moon-Charles-Murray/dp/06...

[1] https://www.amazon.com/Red-Moon-Rising-Sputnik-Rivalries/dp/...

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