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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Braun, Eva 1912-1945. German lover and later wife of Adolf Hitler. They began living together in 1936, but the liaison was kept secret, and she was never seen in public with him. They were married hours before their double suicide on April 30, 1945.
  • Braun, Wernher Magnus Maximilian von 1912-1977. German-born American rocket engineer, who was director of the U.S. Army team that put the first American satellite, Explorer I, into space (1958).

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  • n. United States rocket engineer (born in Germany where he designed a missile used against England); he led the United States Army team that put the first American satellite into space (1912-1977)
  • n. the German mistress of Adolf Hitler (1910-1945)

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