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Recognition Handbook of Typical Guided Missiles (1951)

MI 1000 War Office June 1951 MI 1000 War Office June 1951

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ISBN 10: 1847349447 / ISBN 13: 9781847349446
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Paperback. 114 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.6in. x 0.6in.MI 10, or Military Intelligence, section 10, was a department of the British (Directorate of Military Intelligence), part of the (War Office). It was responsible for weapons and technical analysis during and after World War II Written at the dawn of the space age and of the Cold War this secret manual - originally for the use of a restricted circle of intelligence officers - gives a guide to the state of guided missile science at the time. It is inevitably largely based on German sources since the rocket science presided over by that controversial genius, Wernher von Braun, was by far the most advanced in the world at the end of the war. This bilingual English and Russian guide shows photographs of many German rockets - including the V1 flying bomb and the V2 stratospheric rocket bomb. This is an altogether fascinating document to anyone interested in rocket science, Nazi advanced weaponry the space race, and the Cold War. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781847349446

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Title: Recognition Handbook of Typical Guided ...

Publisher: Naval & Military Press

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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'''MI 10''', or '''Military Intelligence, section 10,''' was a department of the British (Directorate of Military Intelligence), part of the (War Office). It was responsible for weapons and technical analysis during and after World War II Written at the dawn of the space age and of the Cold War this secret manual - originally for the use of a restricted circle of intelligence officers - gives a guide to the state of guided missile science at the time. It is inevitably largely based on German sources since the rocket science presided over by that controversial genius, Wernher von Braun, was by far the most advanced in the world at the end of the war. This bilingual English and Russian guide shows photographs of many German rockets - including the V1 flying bomb and the V2 stratospheric rocket bomb. This is an altogether fascinating document to anyone interested in rocket science, Nazi advanced weaponry the space race, and the Cold War.

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The War Office, also known as the German General Staff, was a full-time body at the head of the German Army, responsible for the continuous study of all aspects of war, and for drawing up and reviewing plans for mobilization or campaign.

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