** An outstandingly rare WW2 Secret military intelligence report, every distributed copy with its own unique security number, this being 'Copy No. 286'.
Very few examples of this classified and security-numbered report have survived. Because of the report's extreme rarity, few collectors know these documents exist; only a tiny handful actually owns one.
WW2 SECRET report Copy No 286 Investigation of Rocket Research Elektromechanische Werke G.M.B.H.
CIOS Intelligence Report. XXVIII-4. Combined [British/US] Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee (CIOS). May 1945.
** An outstanding report containing a major 20 page section on Wasserfall and 7 pages of detailed notes on the A-4 (V-2).
CIOS 'Black List of targets for urgent investigation' category: Rockets & rocket fuels; Directed missiles
Duplicated typewritten report in English, 10 x 7.5 inches, 25 x 19 cms. 45 pages, numerous illustrations
Virtually immaculate, although a few rust stains at staples, in original card wrappers. Protected in a modern clear archival jacket.
Wasserfall was a German guided surface-to-air missile project, essentially an anti-aircraft development of the V-2 rocket, which was not completed before the end of the war.