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University of Chicago Library

Guide to Rocket Manual A4 circa 1947

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Rocket Manual A4

Dates:

circa 1947

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 289

Size:

1 volume

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

This manuscript is a V2 rocket manual. It was translated by the Allied Forces in Germany from the German original which was created by the Oberkommando and found by the Allies in 1945 in Berlin.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Oberkommando, Heer, Rocket Manual A4, Crerar Ms 289, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

This volume contains 318 pages, some of which are illustrated. The material was translated by the Allied Froces in Germany from the German original, which was created by the Oberkommando and found by the Allies in Berlin in 1945. The volume is divided into sections, each of which pertains to the physical aspects and capabilities of each part of the A4 missile. One section describes the flight-specific functions of the missile. The final section is a summary of the components and features of the missile.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Volume 1

Crerar Ms 289