The Reichwehr, the Rocket and the Versailles Treaty – A Popular Myth Reexamined


M.J. Neufeld (2000), JBIS53, 163-172

Refcode: 2000.53.163

This article seeks to demonstrate that, contrary to a well-entrenched myth, the failure of the Versailles Treaty to ban military uses of the rocket had little or no importance to the decision of the German Reichswehr to start work in the technology in 1929/30.