Both US and SU had their atomic and space programmes seeded by Germans. Technological breakthroughs delivered by German science and technology in short number of years of the period are simply amazing: from Fischer-Tropsch process to jet aircraft to rockets. The latest wonders of ICE are still good, old BMW-Messerschmitt tech innovations circa 1943. Over 500 German Scientists were captured and moved to US without State Department approval (as most were NSDAP members), they were deployed in Huntsville, Alabama working on guided ICBM programme, this in turn led to foundation of NASA. The United States Bureau of Mines employed seven German synthetic fuel scientists in a Fischer-Tropsch chemical plant in Louisiana, Missouri in 1946.
was the key figure in Soviet rocket efforts. Around 6 to 7,000 German engineers and scientists were captured by Soviets.
A curious fact: a Russian General
was a key contributor to American petroleum industry.
Cross pollination in multidisciplinary endeavors is a given it seems.