TITLE

PRODUKCJA PROCHU I MATERIAŁÓW WYBUCHOWYCH W BYDGOSKIEJ FABRYCE DAG W LATACH 1939-1945

AUTHOR(S)
Pszczółkowski, Michał
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Kwartalnik Historii Nauki i Techniki;2012, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p131
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article details the production of gun powder and explosive materials at the Bydgoszcz (Poland) Alfred Nobel Dynamit Aktien-Gesellschaft (DAG/DAG Bromberg) factory in the years 1939-1945. This facility was constructed to supply the military of Nazi Germany with military-grade explosives and related war matériel. In the period, it was the largest such manufacturing center within Germany. The author seeks to recreate the production profile of this manufacturing firm by focusing especially upon its spatial-functional design and arrangement. Unfortunately, the original project plans for the factory are unavailable; consequently, the reconstruction is based on fragmentary surviving documentation, extant relics/structures, and eye-witness testimonies/memoirs.
ACCESSION #
77465927

 

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