Operation 'Surgeon' and Britain's post-war exploitation of Nazi German aeronautics

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From July 1945 to July 1947, Operation 'Surgeon' became the focus of British efforts to exploit Nazi aeronautical advances. The objectives of the operation were the evacuation of state of the art equipment from aeronautical research institutes and the recruitment of high grade aviation experts for post-war work in Britain. (Original abstract - amended)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 26
Number of pages26
JournalIntelligence and National Security
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2002


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