Landing Gear of Me. 262 Airplane

Now available: Original (August 1945) intelligence report by the Combined Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee (CIOS) on a nose-wheel tricycle undercarriage for the jet-powered Me. 262 following problems with a traditional tail-wheel layout



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Caproni-Campini Aircraft and Allied Developments in Italy

Now available: Original (June 1944) WW2 military intelligence report by the Combined Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee (CIOS) on the development of jet aircraft in Italy


£165 : More illustrations and details at TheUKRarityShop/1906.htm

How the Germans saw the 'Spitfire' in 1935

Now available: A lovely specimen of a mid-1930s German foreign military aircraft recognition manual, published 4 years prior to the commencement of WW2.


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Very special personal courage would have been shown by the compiler of this WW2 notebook

Now available: An original manuscript notebook containing pencilled notes and sketches by a member of the Royal Engineers No 10 Bomb Disposal Unit operating during WW2 in the Manchester area.



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Bombs were not the only objects to fall from the sky on Britain in WW2

Now available: An original WW2 official Restricted publication designed to assist British civil defence workers and police officers to recognise, and evaluate the danger of, the many different types of objects falling from the wartime skies in Britain.



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Radar and Controlled Missiles [Paris Area]

Now available: An original WW2 intelligence report by CIOS on German research and development in the Paris area in radar and guided missiles

£75 : An opportunity at TheUKRarityShop/2122.htm

Interrogation of Dr. Hans Friedrich Gold

Now available: An original WW2 report by the Combined Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee on Dr. Gold. A designer of death rays? An opportunist? A chancer? A Wehrmacht Walter Mitty? A charlatan?

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WW2 Luftwaffe photo-documents for use on air-raids over Britain

A free PDF description and listing of WW2 German photo-documents for 140 UK towns and cities used by Luftwaffe aircrew during wartime bombing raids across Britain, designed for researchers and collectors, is now available.

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Original WW2 report: Fuel for jet aircraft and rockets

A well-illustrated original WW2 military intelligence report on storage facilities for fuel for jet aircraft and V2 rockets in caves at Bas Mories, near Vaas, in France.

Combined Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee: February 1945

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Original WW2 reports: Synthetic Lubricating Oils / Synthetic Oil Production in France

Two very slim reports issued in small numbers by the Combined Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee, early 1945. 10 x 7.5 inches, 25 x 19 cms. Totalling 12 pages mimeographed typewritten text.

"The manufacture of synthetic lube oil is a subject of vital interest at this time to the U.S. Navy ..." and "This company was requested by the German Navy to prepare a substitute for Camel-Hoof oil, which was being used as a torpedo lubricant ..." (extracts from the two reports).

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Original WW2 report: Special Alloy Steel Manfacture and Centrifugal Casting of Alloy Tubes and Gun Barrels

A slim, technical and unillustrated WW2 military and commercial intelligence report on important aspects of wartime steel production, issued in small numbers by the Combined Intelligence Sub-Committee (CIOS), 1945
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10 x 7.5 inches, 25 x 19 cms. 18 pages, mainly tables, mimeographed typewritten text.

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Original WW2 report: The Activities and Products of the Firm of Bopp and Reuther Gmbh Neckargemund with special Reference to Fluid Flowmeters

A slim report on German WW2 fluid flow-meters, widely used by the German Navy for oil meters for U Boats and Torpedo Boats, issued in small numbers by the British Intelligence Sub-Committee (BIOS), 1945.

10 x 7.5 inches, 25 x 19 cms. 7 pages mimeographed typewritten text including two large sketches. Staples a touchy rusty but sound.

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Original WW2 report: Styroflex - Spiral Submarine Cable

A report on German wartime development in high-frequency submarine cable design by the Field Information Agency, United States Group Control Council for Germany, issued in small numbers by the British Intelligence Sub-Committee (BIOS), 1946.

10 x 7.5 inches, 25 x 19 cms. 24 pages mimeographed typewritten text including 3 photographs and numerous diagrams.

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Original WW2 report: Theodor Zeise Plant, Hamburg, Manufacturers of Marine Propellers

A slim report on the manufacture of marine propellers at the Theodor Zeise Plant, at Hamburg, issued in small numbers by the Combined Intelligence Sub-Committee (CIOS), 1945.

10 x 7.5 inches, 25 x 19 cms. 9 pages mimeographed typewritten text, 5 small photographs in the text numbered 4 - 8.  The report explained that the first 3 drawings and sketches intended to be included in the report and listed in the report are not present, having been delayed in a dock strike, but will be made available at a later date.

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Original WW2 report: Poppet Valves [and Wankel rotary valves] for Automotive and Aircraft Engines

A military/commercial report prepared by the Field Information Agency, Technical, and issued in small numbers by the British Intelligence Sub-Committee (BIOS), 1945.

A slim report on the German wartime production of [mainly] poppet valves. Of particular note is that this report contains an early description with photograph of a rotary valve system under development by Wankel, later of rotary engine fame ("The principle involved seems rather novel and therefore is presented for what it is worth ...").

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Original WW2 report: Radiography and Magnetic Inspection in German Shipyards

Issued in small numbers by the Combined Intelligence Sub-Committee (CIOS), 1945.

A slim report on the use of radiography in German WW2 shipoyards at Kiel, Bremen, Hamburg and Wilhelmshaven. 10 x 7.5 inches, 25 x 19 cms. 9 pages mimeographed typewritten text, 4 photographs.

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Original WW2 report: High Frequency Magnetophon Magnetic Sound Recorders

Issued in small numbers by the British Intelligence Sub-Committee (BIOS), 1946, following a report by the US Field Technical Agency (FIAT).

The significant feature of the Magnetophon system was that recording was done on an innovative plastic tape impregnated or coated with microscopic particles of magnetic material. 10 x 7.5 inches, 25 x 19 cms. 43 pages mimeographed typewritten text including photographs, charts and circuit diagrams.

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Original WW2 report: The Schacht Marie Salt Mine Beendorf (Dispersal of Siemens, Berlin)

Issued in small numbers by the Combined Intelligence Sub-Committee (CIOS), 1945.

The Siemens company were involved in the production of auotomatic gyroscope rudder control mechanisms for German fighter aircraft. This is a confidential report on their activities at the Schacht Salt Mine site in this important field.

10 x 7.5 inches, 25 x 19 cms. 16 pages mimeographed typewritten text.

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Original WW2 report: Radio Direction Finding Developments at 2nd Naval Research Laboratory, Japan

A very slim report, issued in small numbers by the British Intelligence Sub-Committee (BOS), 1945, and originating from United States Army Forces, Pacific.

10 x 7.5 inches, 25 x 19 cms. 4 pages mimeographed typewritten text including two pages of the characteristics of different types of equipment. In original stapled wrappers.

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Original WW2 Luftwaffe bomber briefing room wall display map, South Coast

German Luftwaffe map of England's South Coast distributed to German bomber briefing rooms for aircrew involved in operations against the English South Coast from the Thames to Cornwall - £145 TheUKRarityshop.com/2099.htm