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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Now, another former senator, Carol Moseley Braun, is also considering running herself.
Writer Braun is similarly happy with the frequent and frank sex scenes.
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Werner Von Braun is said to have had a Voltaire quotation on his wall, that "The perfect is the enemy of the good"
Von Braun is dead, his team mates were railroaded out of the country after Apollo 17 landed.
I known Von Braun is putting out more kinetic energy right now (spinning in his grave) than Ares I would.
Owner Mark Braun is a lifelong Jets fan and 12-year season-ticket holder who makes the four-hour drive from Cortland to Giants Stadium for Jets home games.
Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): Scott Pruett 2 times for 36 laps; Kyle Busch 2 times for 22 laps; Scott Wimmer 1 time for 13 laps; Carl Edwards 2 times for 5 laps; Colin Braun 2 times for 2 laps; Patrick Carpentier 1 time for 1 lap; Jason Keller 1 time for 1 lap.
Braun is 200 years old, as are all the other people you “kill” in Pleasantville.
Gardner: Right now Braun is the hottest commodity.
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