Pronunciation: (broun; Ger. broun), [key]
1. E•va Pronunciation: (ē'vu; Ger. ā'vä), [key] 1912–45, mistress of Adolf Hitler.
2. Karl Fer•di•nand Pronunciation: (kärl fûr'dn-and"; Ger. kärl fer'dē-nänt"), [key] 1850–1918, German physicist and specialist in wireless telegraphy: Nobel prize in physics 1909.
3. Wern•her von Pronunciation: (vâr'nur von, vûr'-, wûr'-; Ger. ver'nur fun), [key] 1912–77, German rocket engineer, in U.S. after 1945.
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