BAVARIAN MOTOR WORKS (BMW) A Production Survey: CIOS Target Nos. 5/2, 5/64, 5/188, 26/1, 26/72, 26/79, and 26/156 Jet Propulsion, Aircraft Engines.


BMW. the Bavarian carmaker now synonymous with high end vehicles, was involved in World War II in testing rocket motors for the Nazi war machine. This typescript report into the company’s activities was based on interviews with BMW executives carried out on the spot near its Munich HQ as the war ended. This report is combined with the interesting report BAYERICHE MOTOER WERKE (BMW) 12 May – 19 June 1945: CIOS Target Number 5/74 Jet Propulsion.