B.M. Cole


German Parachute Design and Manufacture

A report by the British Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee (BIOS); 1945/46

A concise account of the whole field of research, development and manufacture of parachutes in WW2 Germany.

Duplicated typewritten report in English, 10 x 7.5 inches, 25 x 19 cms. 32 pages including many pages of illustrations.

Good in original stapled card wrappers. A small library stamp on many pages.

Information was obtained from many sources in Germany, particularlythe Forshungsanstaldt Graf Zeppelin research station at Stuttgart.

Parachutes were used for emergency exits, paratrooping, containers, dive brakes, landing brakes, bombs and mines, flares and torpedoes.

More information on these original WW2 CIOS and BIOS reports.

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Price: £48 (GB pounds sterling) plus postage and insurance as below
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