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1 Amtmann, Hans H. The Vanishing Paperclips America's Aerospace Secret, A Personal Account
Boylston Monogram Aviation Publications (1988) 0914144359 / 9780914144359 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
With 173 photographs. The book is in excellent condition but for light bump and wear to the lower spine and lower corners. Very clean and unmarked otherwise. The dust jacket has a 5/8" tear to the lower, front edge, near the spine, along with an associated crease otherwise only light wear. ; Signed by the author, Amtmann, on the front free endpaper. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages; This is a thoroughly illustrated autobiography of Hans H. Amtmann, who began his aeronautical engineering career in Germany, and after the war, was invited tio the US under Project Paperclip. He was one of several hundred former German engineers and scientists recruited by the US government to assist the American aerospace industry in the immediate postwar years. This book documents Mr. Amtmann's career in wartime Germany as well as his experience as a member of the Paperclip team. The author became an American citizen and worked in the aerospace industry until his retirement. The author has worked for such giants of the German aviation industry as Heinkel, Junkers and Blohm & Voss as well as American firms such as Convair. This book contains 173 photographs and 20 drawings and illustrations.; Signed by Author 
Price: 75.00 USD
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