The Sun Gun

150_sun_gunDuring World War II, Nazi scientists worked at a secret lab in Hillersleben to develop weapons of mass destruction. One of these proposed weapons was the Sun Gun, a space station that would focus the sun’s rays on the enemies of the Third Reich! Read the story at Damn Interesting. Link

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Only if mankind could them a chance, but no one would allow that. Instead of giving up to them without a fight they decide to star war. Germany was and still is the most innovative country in the world.
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Ah, but they had a method of delievery to space: The V2. In theory it could deliever half a ton into orbit. Here is a link to a videoclip with a V2 filming the earth:

Makes you a bit dizzy, though. :-)

On a more realistic note, Hitler should probably have used the resources on more appliable and already proven technology. Winter uniforms for the soldiers, for example.
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