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Le Prieur, Yves Paul Gaston (1885–1963)




Yves Le Prieur
Yves Le Prieur in Japan, 1909
French naval lieutenant who invented a small solid-fueled rocket designed to be fired from French or British biplanes against German captive observation balloons. La Prier rockets were used in France in World War I.


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