Germany’s Manpower Crisis

Although in 1939 the German aviation industry possessed large unused production capacity in terms of production machinery and floor space, it suffered from an acute manpower shortage. By definition, the highly modern aviation industry relied on quite narrow and professional manpower...

Jet and Rocket Engine Technology

The development of such a cutting-edge technology was a protracted process, which was aggravated by shortages of exotic metals required for the manufacture of some parts operating under extremely high temperatures and strong mechanical forces. German metallurgists managed to reduce their...