Early Life

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Wright Brother's 1st Flight

1903

Braun Born in Germany*

March 23, 1912

Modern Day Poland

World War 1*

1914 - 1918

Treaty of Versailles outlaws German possession of Artillery

Braun sends rocket-propelled wagon through streets in Berlin

1924

Attends boarding school at Ettersburg Castle*

1925 - 1928

Fails to do well in Physics and Math

Braun reads By Rocket into Interplanetary Space* by Hermann Oberth

1929

Confused but aims to learn Math and Physics concepts better in order to have better understanding of the book

Stock Market Crash-Great Depression

1929 - 1940

1940 is an Estimate

Enrolled in Berlin Institute of Technology*

1930 - 1932

Bachelors in Aeronautics

Enrolled in University of Berlin*

1932 - 1934

Earned Ph.D in Physics

Nazi Regime in Place

1933 - 1945

World War 2

1939 - 1945