WIFO (Nazi company)

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WIFO
IndustryPetroleum
FoundedAugust 24, 1934[1]
Defunct1945

Wirtschaftliche Forschungsgesellschaft mbh (WiFo, English: Economic Research Company) was a Nazi Germany-owned company "charged with the construction and operation of solid fuel (natural and synthetic) storage depots."[1]

Chronology[edit]

1935 summer: At the suggestion of IG Farben, the Wirtschaftliche Forschungsgesellschaft (Wifo, Economic Research Ltd)[2] investigated the Kohnstein mine to centralize a fuel and chemical depot.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Strange, Anthony N (2003). "Germany's Synthetic Fuel Industry 1927-45" (PDF). Fischer-Tropsch.org. Archived from the original (pdf) on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2009-10-20.
  2. ^ Neufeld, Michael J (1995). The Rocket and the Reich: Peenemünde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era. New York: The Free Press. pp. 202, 209, 230, 264. ISBN 0-02-922895-6.
  3. ^ Ordway, Frederick I, III; Sharpe, Mitchell R (1979). The Rocket Team. Apogee Books Space Series 36. pp. 75, 76, 79, 88.
  4. ^ Garliński, Józef (1978). Hitler's Last Weapons: The Underground War against the V1 and V2. New York: Times Books. p. 105.