But Prof. Wernher von Braun just walked past them, so close that he almost touched the bodies." A major plotline of the TV show Hunters involves the uncovering of Operation Paperclip, a top-secret program that brought thousands of Nazi officials into the United States and helped them cover up their brutal pasts. Operation Paperclip Jan 29, 2019 | tv-14 l A bizarre UFO encounter with a commercial airliner leads Hynek and Quinn to a top-secret program involving ex-Nazi scientists in Huntsville, Alabama… The project was originally called Operation Overcast, and is sometimes also known as Project Paperclip. Originally home to the first NASA space station and post-WWII's Operation Paperclip, quaint Huntsville, Alabama is etched in history as 'Rocket City.' "He will be missed," Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle said on learning of von Tiesenhausen's death.

Operation Paperclip was the codename under which the US intelligence and military services extricated scientists from Germany, during and after the final stages of World War II. HUNTSVILLE, Alabama (AFP) — It’s not hard to find schnitzel, a quintessential German dish of breaded cutlets, in Huntsville Alabama, the heart of America’s Deep South. "He's the last of a generation that was always reaching for the stars."