KRUPP A.G. AND BOCHUMER VEREIN CIOS Items 2, 3, 4, 11, 18, and 21 Artillery and Weapons, Bombs and Fuzes, Rockets and Rocket Fuels, Torpedoes, Armoured Fighting Vehicles, Metallurgy.


Krupps, the giant arms manufacturer based at Essen in the Ruhr, is synonymous with German militarism. This typescript report, one of 700 produced by Britain’s Intelligence services on the Nazi war machine at the war’s end, is based on interviews in Essen with Krupp executives carried out in the war’s immediate aftermath in 1945.