It's been a hell of a week!, er WEEKS, MONTHS! VERY OT

From: Doc Shipley <>
Date: Thu Feb 3 21:26:06 2005

Benjamin Gardiner wrote:
> On Thu, 03 Feb 2005 21:58:06 -0500, Doc Shipley <> wrote:
>>Benjamin Gardiner wrote:
>>>On Thu, 03 Feb 2005 14:22:09 -0500, Joe R. <> wrote:
>>>> An typewritten english translation of a German Army training manual for
>>>>the German A4 (V2) rocket!! I've never seen anything like this before,
>>>>it's over 4 inchs thick and FULL of information about the A4. The manual
>>>>was clearly written during WW-II. I think the translation was probably done
>>>>by the US Army Intellignce after the war but it doesn't say. I've got to
>>>>find out more about where he got this from.
>>>Wowo! Any chance of getting scans of this at all, as the A4/V2 is
>>>something that has interested me for many many many years...
>> In a post-9/11 US, I'd be *extremely* careful about publishing
>>schematics or blueprints of "a bomb". Especially for off-shore consumption.
>> The way our government is acting (and reacting) lately, I don't think
>>they'll care how old or how commonly available those plans are.
>> Doc
> I can see your point there dDoc, and the fact that I am off shore so
> to speak, may be an issue, but wow, is all I can say about this
> document find...
> as someone very interested in the A4/V2 rocket design and operation
> (and to a degree the construction) these documents would be just
> wonderful to read.

   Don't get me wrong - I really hope there's a way Joe can make them
available. I'm interested too.

   I just think it would be very risky to publish them without doing
some research into the necessary disclaimers.

Received on Thu Feb 03 2005 - 21:26:06 GMT

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