In 1945 Col Jarrett found 11 9mm Rocket cartridges in the Carl Walther’s desk drawer. Subsequently other rounds turned up, and the British, US, French (apparently) and others made versions of these rounds. I am putting material together for a presentation at SLICS 2007 on the German 9mm Rockets and their decendents (I will not try to cover the Gyrojets and a few similar items that came much later).
I’m looking for information, good photos of actual specimens but most importantly, original source data. I have pretty good data from the British, and some from the US Navy, and some good info on some of the Czech efforts. I hope to soon receive information on the French project.
I have only a small amount of data on the German efforts and am extremely interested in any information on the German effort, particularly original German documents. I understand there is a CIOS (Combined Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee) report on DWM that includes a critical drawing. Any help in obtaining a copy of this document would be appreciated.
I’m also interested in documenting with photos (of complete round and of the individual parts) and measurements any confirmed fakes of this round (apparently many have been made).
If you have one or more of these rounds I would appreciate a set of photos assembled side view, a rear view and a view of the disassembled round along with the total length and the diameter as accruately as you can measure. Once this is all over, I will make data on the rockets available on my web site for all to see.
All help appreciated!!! Lew