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The German Propeller Industry 1914 -19
by Lt Col Bob Gardner

The German Propeller Industry 1914 - 19 by Lt Col Bob Gardner is the first book in a series of 4 books that will provide a record of propeller manufacture in Germany during WW1.  It describes the structure of early German aviation, all the propeller designers and the process of manufacture including the Idflieg regulations.  It covers a number of rare documents including:

The Propeller MerkBuch issued to units in the field which was a note book describing how to use, care and fit propellers.

The report of the Inter-Allied Control Commission into German propeller production during the war.

These two documents are shown in German and French respectively with translations to English.

Stock No 2302

This soft-backed full colour book has 165 pages with 137 illustrations.

What reviewers have said
Cross & Cockade, Volume 44/4 :
  Another real gem from Bob Gardner...Beautifully illustrated throughout, mainly in colour, this fascinating in-depth study covers technical aspects of the design and identification of propellers, key figures in the development of propeller technology, and the relevant administrative structures of German military aviation.  Further sections include the selection of timbers, production quantities and interpretation of the many stamps and markings to be found on propellers....Excellent value:  buy now!

A Swiss customer said:  "Your book is absolutely amazing, a sheer pleasure to read, it covers so much information unheard of - what a fantastic job!.....Your work is the single holy grail of information about old wooden propellers, a legacy for generations to come."

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