Scientists Ludwig Prandtl, Qian Xuesen, and Theodore von Karman

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Scientists Ludwig Prandtl, Qian Xuesen, and Theodore von Karman

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Ludwig Prandtl (German scientist), Tsien Hsue-sen (Chinese scientist), Theodore von Kármán (Hungarian-American scientist). Prandtl served for Germany; von Kármán and Tsien served for US Army; after 1956, Tsien served for China (Tsien was deported by US government to China in 1955). Notice that Tsien had US Army rank. Prandtl was doctoral advisor for von Kármán; von Kármán was doctoral advisor for Tsien.

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1945

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Atlas Xu

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“Scientists Ludwig Prandtl, Qian Xuesen, and Theodore von Karman,” American Catholic History Classroom, accessed August 15, 2020, https://cuomeka.wrlc.org/items/show/1343.

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