Thursday, December 29, 2016

Pencil sketch of a Nazi by Dr K Prabhakar Rao


He was a German scientist of great repute.He studied at Austrian naval academy and served Navy during WW I, He luckily escaped sinking of his ship and after war he went for studies and obtained PH D at an age of 23 yeras only. He in known for studies on lift on a wing when suddenly set into motion.Known as Wagner function? He also developed Wagner beam that facilitated construction of aircraft components from sheet metal.this resulted his designing guided missiles during WW II for use against enemy warships and civilian cargo ships some of which were lightly armoured. He developed The missiles that caused sinking of some of the. Prestigious English vessels in Atlantic Ocean Such as HMS egret and HMS Rohniq with 1000 soldiers, sailors and crew.Soon the allies developed. Electronic jamming mechanism. Ad other devices and could arrest the success of the guided missiles. He also developed surface to air missile HS 117 Schemetterling .He was a committed scientist free of any political leaning. He was taken to USA and worked for USA. later he opened a consulting firm. Ad he returned to Germany. To take up a teaching assignment At an university. He was a consultant to many US firms while At G Germnay. won prestigious awards. For his contribution towards science. He passed away on 28 May 1982 at the age of 82 years.

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