** An outstandingly rare WW2 Secret military intelligence report, every distributed copy with its own unique security number, this being 'Copy No. 497'.
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 497: Interrogation of German Air Ministry (OKL) Technical Personnel Luftwaffe Lager, near Kiel
BIOS Intelligence Report. Final report 9. British Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee (BIOS). July/Aug 1945.
** The Oberkommando der Luftwaffe (OKL) was the air force High Command of the Third Reich. Senior members of the OKL's technical air armament section were held in July 1945 in a camp at Gettorf, near Kiel, where they were interrogated by a British team.
Duplicated typewritten report in English, 10 x 7.5 inches, 25 x 19 cms. 144 pages.
Good in original stapled card wrappers. Protected in a modern clear archival jacket.
This secret report, suppressed on its production and now virtually impossible to find, contains details of many aspects of Luftwaffe research including, most importantly, the development of chemical warfare bombs and missiles.
One of the rarest of the BIOS reports.