** Uniquely issued in this numbered format to high ranking members of the intelligence community.
An 'ordinary' version of this restricted CIOS intelligence report was subsequently authorised for issue to a wider audience. The later version was given the same title but had the HMSO name as publisher on the front cover and lacked the security classification and unique identifying security numbering.
WW2 CONFIDENTIAL report Copy No 114: Survey of Research Problems on High Speed Aerodynamics and other Scientific Work.
BIOS Intelligence Report. Interrogation Report 113. British Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee (BIOS). Febuary 1946.
** An important report by Dr. Bernhard Goethert giving his past experience and suggestions for future work in high speed aerodynamics.
Duplicated typewritten report in English, 10 x 7.5 inches, 25 x 19 cms, 28 pages.
Very good in original stapled card wrappers. Protected in a modern clear archival jacket.
Bernhard H. Goethert, a German aeronautics scientist during WW2, later became chief scientist for the US Air Force Systems Command near Washington.
During WW2, Goethert was a dePartment chief of high-speed aeronautics at the German Research Institute for Aeronautics in Berlin, involved in the development of the Messerschmitt-262 German jet fighter of the 1940s.
Following on this, in the United States he worked on the American F-111 fighter with movable swept-back wings and the Saturn moon rocket.
In 1964, Goethert became chief scientist of the Air Force Systems Command at Andrews Air Force Base. There, he had primary responsibility for technical and scientific justification for the Air Force's research and development.
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