Register of the Willy Achim Fiedler papers

Finding aid prepared by Frances Heldt
Hoover Institution Archives
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Title: Willy Achim Fiedler papers
Date (inclusive): 1933-1998
Collection Number: 95009
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English and German
Physical Description: 16 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 3 oversize folders (9.1 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, notes, memoranda, technical reports, patent applications, clippings, other printed matter, video tape, sound recording, and photographs relating to the German missile development program during World War II, including the "V1," and to postwar American missile development programs, especially the Polaris missile and other submarine launched ballistic missiles.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Fiedler, Willy Achim, 1908-1998.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Willy Achim Fiedler papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1995.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

1908 January 23 Born, Freudenstadt, Black Forest, Germany
1934 June 1 Received Diplom-Ingenieur (Master of Engineering) from the Technical University, Stuttgart
1935-1936 Designer for the British Aircraft Manufacturing Co. Ltd. in Feltham, England
1937 November 16 Received the title of Flugbaumeister (aeronautical engineer) from the Institute for Aviation Research (Deutsche Versuchsanstalt für Luftfahrt, DVL) in Berlin
1938-1944 Designer and test pilot at the Gerhard Fieseler Aircraft Works in Kassel, Germany
1942-1944 Tester of the "V1" missile for Gerhard Fieseler in Peenemünde, Germany
1945 January-May Co-owner and technical director for the Bachem Company in Waldsee, Germany
1945 October-1948 May Owner and manager of Ingenieurbureau Fiedler in Nabern, Germany
1948-1956 Worked at the U.S. Naval Air Missile Test Center (NAMTC) in Point Mugu, California, as part of Operation Paperclip
1954 January 27 Received the Distinguished Civilian Service Award from the U.S. Navy
1956 Began work at Lockheed Missiles and Space Company in Sunnyvale, California
1958 Became chief scientist at Lockheed Missiles and Space Company
1973 Retired from Lockheed Missiles and Space Company
1998 January 17 Died, Los Altos Hills, California

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, scientific writings, experiment notes, memoranda, technical reports, patent applications, clippings, other printed matter, video tape, sound recording, and photographs relating to the German missile development program during World War II, including the "V1," and to postwar American missile development programs, especially the Polaris missile and other submarine launched ballistic missiles. The bulk of the collection relates to these and various other scientific studies and experiments that Fiedler conducted in the decades after his immigration to the United States, organized into a Career File.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations.
World War, 1939-1945--Germany.
Polaris (Missile)
United States. Navy--Weapons systems.
Lockheed Missiles and Space Company.
Nuclear weapons.
Engineers.

 

Biographical File, 1937-1998

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Identification cards, 1957-1958

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Drawing of Fiedler, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Family tree, undated

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 1 : 4

"Black Forest Love Song," undated

Scope and Contents note

Arranged and translated into English by Fiedler.
Box/Folder 1 : 5

Resumes and academic papers, 1937-1995

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Fiedler's Diplomarbeit, an entry for "Who's Who in Science and Engineering," and his personal notes on his fleet ballistic missile development experience. In English and German.
Box/Folder 1 : 6

Awards, 1948-1979

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Legal documents, 1948-1954

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 1 : 8

Oxnard house design, 1948-1956

Scope and Contents note

Financial and legal materials, and notes, related to the design and construction of Fiedler's home in Oxnard, California. See also: Oversize Materials/Large blueprints.
Box/Folder 1 : 9

Memorial programs and obituary, 1998

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Newspaper clippings, 1952-1986

Scope and Contents note

In English and German.
Box/Folder 1 : 11

Miscellaneous personal notes, 1956-1986

Scope and Contents note

In English and German.
Box/Folder 1 : 12-16

Appointment books, 1960-1965

Box/Folder 2 : 1-8

Appointment books, 1966-1973

 

Correspondence, 1945-1995

Box/Folder 2 : 9

Not written to or by Fiedler, 1948-1966, undated

Scope and Contents note

In English and German.
Box/Folder 2 : 10

Unidentified, 1948-1949

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 2 : 11-12

General, 1948-1959, undated

Scope and Contents note

In English and German.
Box/Folder 3 : 1-2

General, 1961-1995

Scope and Contents note

In English and German.
Box/Folder 3 : 3

Akademische Fliedergruppe Stuttgart, 1982-1993

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 4

Bachem, Erich, 1948-1956, undated

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 5

Barker, Lawrence Jr., 1987-1989

Box/Folder 3 : 6

Barker, William A., 1987-1992

Box/Folder 3 : 7

Baur, Isolde, 1991-1994

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 8

Baur, Karl, 1948-1955

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 9

Behrenbeck, 1948-1951, undated

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 10

Billings, Anne, 1977-1981

Box/Folder 3 : 11

Bollay, William, 1962

Box/Folder 3 : 12

Brown, Robert E., 1953-1954

Box/Folder 3 : 13

Bussenius-Kraft, Ruth, 1949-1960

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 14

Daggett, Max, 1983-1985

Box/Folder 3 : 15

De Roos, Willem, 1993-1994

Box/Folder 3 : 16

Diehl, Walter S., 1948-1952

Box/Folder 3 : 17

Ehemaligen Peenemünder, 1980

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 18

Eiss, Liselotte, 1948-1951, undated

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 19

Erb, Theo, 1951

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 20

Fiedler, Gertrud, 1989-1994, undated

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 21

Fiedler, Herbert and Tilly, 1991-1992, undated

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 22

Fiedler, Karl, 1950-1951

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 23

Fiedler, Monika, 1991-1992, undated

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 24

Fiedler, Petra, 1990-1994

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 25

Fieseler, Gerhard, 1967-1977

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 26

Flessner, Heinz, 1979

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 27

Freitag, Robert F., 1955-1994

Box/Folder 3 : 28

Griehl, Manfred, 1987

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 29

Grimm, Hans, 1989-1992

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 30

Guter, Frank, undated

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 31

Helga and Ernst, 1992

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 32

Hellmold, Wilhelm, 1980-1993

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 33

Hensel, Manfred, 1979-1986

Language of Material: German

Scope and Contents note

See also: photograph of Fiedler and Hensel in Box 16, Folder 12.
Box/Folder 3 : 34

Hirth, Wolf, 1949-1951

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 35

Hoerner, Sighard F., 1949-1969

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 36

Hohmann, B. A., 1950

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 37

Hutzel, Hans, 1987-1988

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 38

Ilse, 1954-1955

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 39

Jones, Walter R., 1953-1956

Box/Folder 3 : 40

Karin, 1986

Box/Folder 3 : 41

Kitchen, Larry O., 1986, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 42

Klaus, 1991-1993

Language of Material: German

Scope and Contents note

Includes letter to Fiedler's wife, Grete.
Box/Folder 3 : 43

Klein, Gerald, 1986-1988

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 44

Knapp, Werner, 1994

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 45

Kössler, Karl, 1988-1993

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 46

Krauss, Hanns, 1946-1950

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 47

Lahde, Reinhard and Hildegard, 1993, undated

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 48

Leo, 1984

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 49

Lutz-Fiedler, Hedwig, 1945-1992

Language of Material: German

Scope and Contents note

Includes letters from Fiedler's wife, Grete.
Box/Folder 3 : 50

Marquardt, Karen and Jana, 1991-1993

Box/Folder 3 : 51

Mayer, Max, 1995

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 52

Middelmann-Motz, J. J. and Astrid V., 1991-1993

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 3 : 53

Middlebrook, Martin, 1980

Box/Folder 3 : 54

National Air and Space Museum, 1974-1984

Box/Folder 4 : 1

Niethammer, Hellmut, 1987-1991

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 2

Northrup Aircraft, Inc., 1951-1955

Box/Folder 4 : 3

Petrikat, Kurt, 1948-1950

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 4

Priewe, Gerd D., 1980

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 5

Proppe, Tasso, 1948-1994

Scope and Contents note

In English and German.
Box/Folder 4 : 6

Quenzler, H. H. W., 1988-1991

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 7

Rathjen, Walter, 1985

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 8

Rees, Eberhard F. M., 1948-1952

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 9

Riedel, Peter, 1985

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 10

Röhm, Ludwig, 1948-1953

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 11

Root, L. E., 1959-1965

Box/Folder 4 : 12

Schemp, Martin, 1949-1950

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 13

Segebrecht, Willfried, 1948-1949

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 14

Steuer, Herbert, 1949-1951

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 15

Steurer, Heike, 1992, undated

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 16

Steurer, Martin, 1991-1992, undated

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 17

Steurer, Rudolf, 1948-1950, undated

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 18

Stüwe, Botho, 1987

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 19

Von Köhn, Siegfried D., 1982

Box/Folder 4 : 20

Walter, Wilhelm, 1948-1953

Language of Material: German
 

Career File, 1936-1994

 

Projects

Scope and Contents note

Notes, studies, experiments, drafts, graphs, figures, technical reports, memos, and secondary printed material related to the various construction and research projects Fiedler was involved in, grouped by place of employment.
Box/Folder 4 : 21

British Aircraft Manufacturing Co. Ltd., 1936

Scope and Contents note

See also: Oversize Material/Large blueprints.
 

Gerhard Fieseler Werke

Box/Folder 4 : 22

Maps of grounds, undated

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 23

Unknown projects, 1937-1940, undated

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 24

Fi 156 "Storch," 1938-1994

Scope and Contents note

In English and German.
Box/Folder 4 : 25

Fi 99 "Jung-Tiger," 1938

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 4 : 26

Fi 256 "Super-Storch," 1981-1990

Language of Material: German

Scope and Contents note

See also: photograph in Box 16, Folder 12.
Box/Folder 4 : 27

Fi 103 "V-1," 1945-1994, undated

Scope and Contents note

In English and German.
Box/Folder 4 : 28

Reichenberg Project, 1945-1985

Scope and Contents note

See also: Oversize Material/Large diagrams. In English and German.
Box/Folder 4 : 29

Bachem Werke, 1978-1985, undated

Scope and Contents note

Material about the Bachem Ba 349A "Natter." In German and Italian.
Box/Folder 4 : 30

Ingenieurbureau Fiedler, 1947-1954

Language of Material: German

Scope and Contents note

Ledgers, bills, and other papers related to the running of Fiedler's furniture business and its merge with Kombi-Möbel in 1948.
 

Naval Air Missile Test Center (NAMTC)

Box/Folder 4 : 31

Employment, 1948-1959

Scope and Contents note

Includes invitee list for NAMTC 50th anniversary reunion in 1991.
Box/Folder 4 : 32

Projects, 1948-1955

Scope and Contents note

Includes materials on Project CROW, the Loon Missile, and Regulus I. See also: photographs of the Loon and Regulus missiles in Box 16, Folder 6.
Box/Folder 4 : 33

Pacific Missile Range Advisory Board, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 4 : 34-35

Printed matter, 1955-1989

Box/Folder 5 : 1

Printed matter, 1992

Box/Folder 5 : 2

Northrup Aircraft, Inc., 1951-1954

Scope and Contents note

See also: Oversize Material/Box 17, Folder 4.
Box/Folder 5 : 3

U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1956

 

Lockheed Missiles and Space Company

Box/Folder 5 : 4

Employment, 1956-1985

Scope and Contents note

Includes retirement papers. See also: Oversize Material/Box 17, Folder 6.
 

Projects

 

Polaris

Box/Folder 5 : 5

Development, 1955-1962

Scope and Contents note

See also: Photographs/Box 16, Folder 10, and Oversize Material/Box 17, Folder 1.
Box/Folder 5 : 6

Clippings, 1960, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 7

Histories, 1961-1986

Scope and Contents note

In English and German.
Box/Folder 5 : 8

Printed matter, 1960-1964

 

Project Starlight

Box/Folder 5 : 9

Development, 1962-1965

Scope and Contents note

Includes Institute of Defense Analyses employment paperwork.
Box/Folder 5 : 10

Notebook, 1962

Box/Folder 5 : 11

Reference articles, 1960-1966

Box/Folder 5 : 12

Sub designs and studies, 1965-1971

Scope and Contents note

See also: Oversize Material/Box 17, Folders 1 and 4, and Oversize Material/Large diagrams.
Box/Folder 5 : 13

Poseidon, 1966

 

STRAT-X

Box/Folder 5 : 14-15

Development, 1966-1968

Scope and Contents note

See also: Oversize Material/Box 17, Folder 5, and Oversize Material/Large diagrams.
Box/Folder 6 : 1

Underwater long-range missile systems (ULMS), 1966-1968

Scope and Contents note

See also: Oversize Material/Large diagrams.
Box/Folder 6 : 2

ULMS notebook, 1967

Box/Folder 6 : 3

Power sources for propulsion, 1966-1975

Scope and Contents note

Includes reference articles from 1961 and 1962.
Box/Folder 6 : 4

Underwater shock, 1967

Scope and Contents note

See also: Oversize Material/Box 17, Folder 5.
Box/Folder 6 : 5

SSBN studies/weapon systems, 1967-1973

Scope and Contents note

Includes reference articles from 1965. See also: Oversize Material/Box 17, Folder 1.
Box/Folder 6 : 6

Modular multipurpose missile (MMM), 1971

Scope and Contents note

See also: Oversize Material/Box 17, Folders 1 and 4, and Oversize Material/Large blueprints.
Box/Folder 6 : 7

Underwater launch, 1971

Scope and Contents note

See also: Oversize Material/Box 17, Folder 1.
Box/Folder 6 : 8

Three tube - S5G concept, 1971

Scope and Contents note

See also: Oversize Material/Large diagrams.
Box/Folder 6 : 9

Shelf deployment, 1971-1978

Scope and Contents note

See also: Oversize Material/Box 17, Folder 5.
Box/Folder 6 : 10

Trident I, 1972

Box/Folder 6 : 11-12

Trident II, 1972-1975

Scope and Contents note

See also: Oversize Material/Box 17, Folder 4.
Box/Folder 7 : 1

"Water Tunnel Tests of Hydrodynamic Control Devices for Trident II," 1975

Box/Folder 7 : 2

Alternate SLBM basing, 1973

Box/Folder 7 : 3

Miscellaneous missile development, 1967-1974

Scope and Contents note

See also: Oversize Material/Box 17, Folder 1.
Box/Folder 7 : 4

Newsletters and press releases, 1956-1975

Box/Folder 7 : 5-9

Printed matter, 1964-1994

Scope and Contents note

Includes Lockheed Life magazine, 1977-1983.
 

Submersibles

Box/Folder 7 : 10-12

Development, 1974-1975

Box/Folder 7 : 13

Noise, 1968

Box/Folder 7 : 14

Life support and manning, 1974

Box/Folder 7 : 15

Printed matter, 1963-1966

Box/Folder 8 : 1

Battery barge concepts, undated

Box/Folder 8 : 2

Missile capsules, 1974-1975

Scope and Contents note

See also: Oversize Material/Box 17, Folder 4.
 

R & D Associates

Box/Folder 8 : 3

Meeting, 1974

Box/Folder 8 : 4

Strategic Systems Study, 1974

Box/Folder 8 : 5

Defense Science Board, 1974

 

Engine study

Scope and Contents note

Fiedler had originally placed the papers for this study into a series of different colored folders. The list of folder titles with their corresponding colors appears at the beginning of the first folder. Not all of the folders were found, but for those that were, the original order and folder titles have been retained. The original color of each folder appears in brackets.
Box/Folder 8 : 6

Controller types [Green], 1976-1979

Box/Folder 8 : 7

Preliminary studies I [Red], 1975-1976

Box/Folder 8 : 8

Preliminary studies II [Red], 1976-1978

Box/Folder 8 : 9

Stratified charge [Red], 1976

Box/Folder 8 : 10

Controller A tests [Yellow], 1976

Box/Folder 8 : 11

Controller B tests [Yellow], 1977

Box/Folder 8 : 12

Controller C tests [Yellow], 1977-1978

Box/Folder 8 : 13

Fuelmeter and vacuum drive tests [Yellow], 1976-1977

Box/Folder 8 : 14

Related system studies [Beige], 1975-1980

Box/Folder 8 : 15

Further notes, 1975-1979

Box/Folder 8 : 16

Notebook, undated

Box/Folder 8 : 17

Large aircraft, 1979-1980

Box/Folder 9 : 1-2

Container aircraft, 1980-1981

 

Altran Corporation

Box/Folder 9 : 3

Employment, 1989-1991

Scope and Contents note

Includes stocks paperwork and right of first refusal agreement.
Box/Folder 9 : 4

Test methods and results, 1987-1989

Scope and Contents note

See also: Oversize Material/Box 17, Folder 5.
Box/Folder 9 : 5-6

Projects, 1988-1992

Scope and Contents note

Studies and experiments related to alpha decay. See also: Oversize Material/Box 17, Folders 2-3.
Box/Folder 9 : 7

Unidentified projects, 1991, undated

Scope and Contents note

In English and German.
Box/Folder 9 : 8

Unidentified notes, undated

 

Patents

Scope and Contents note

Includes patent applications, drafts, amendments, correspondence, allowances, certificates, and printed patents, arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 9 : 9

Split Aircraft Wing, 1952-1956

Scope and Contents note

See also: Photographs/Box 16, Folder 4.
Box/Folder 9 : 10

Bettsessel, 1953

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 9 : 11

Jet Direction Control Device, 1955-1957

Box/Folder 9 : 12

Induced Pitch Launcher Device, 1956-1958

Box/Folder 9 : 13

Jet Deflector, 1956-1959

Box/Folder 9 : 14

Miscellaneous patents, 1956-1965

Scope and Contents note

Patents include: Jet-Ignited Tracking Flare, Aerodynamic Optic Collector, Holdback Device for Missile Launching, Externally Mounted Jet-Ignited Tracking Flare, Self-Contained Data Recorder, and Deep Submergence Underwater Vehicle.
 

Fuel Control of Internal Combustion Engines

Box/Folder 9 : 15

Original application, 1975 December

Box/Folder 9 : 16

First examiner response, 1976 September

Box/Folder 10 : 1

First amendment, 1976 December

Box/Folder 10 : 2

Second examiner response, 1977 April

Box/Folder 10 : 3

Second amendment, 1977 July

Box/Folder 10 : 4

Allowance, 1977-1978

Box/Folder 10 : 5

Awarded patent, 1978 January

Box/Folder 10 : 6

Fluiddynamic Control of Otto-Cycle Engines, 1978-1981

 

Fuel Distribution in Internal Combustion Engines

Box/Folder 10 : 7

Applications, 1977

Box/Folder 10 : 8

Examiner and amendment, 1977-1979

Box/Folder 10 : 9

Awarded patent, 1979

 

Fuel Control and Injection System for Internal Combustion Engines

Box/Folder 10 : 10

Applications, 1979-1981

Box/Folder 10 : 11

Awarded patent, industry contacts, 1981

Box/Folder 10 : 12

Aerodynamically Controlled Fuel Injection, 1979-1981

Box/Folder 10 : 13

Increasing Alpha Decay Rates Through the Use of Static and Time Varying Electric Fields and Magnetic Fields, 1988-1990

 

Speeches and Writings, 1958-1992

Box/Folder 10 : 14

"The Launching of Large Missiles," 1958 October 6

Box/Folder 10 : 15

"Alternatives for Sea-Based Missile Forces," 1974 April 1

Scope and Contents note

Co-authored by G. Aubert, J. Ericson, R. Could, J. Hurley, N. Kfoury, J. Mullin, F. Parry, and B. Werle.
 

"Fluiddynamic Fuel Control," 1975 September 23

Box/Folder 10 : 16

Rough drafts

Box/Folder 10 : 17

Final drafts

 

"Aerodynamic Computation of Air Fuel Ratios"

Box/Folder 11 : 1

Proposals and drafts, 1978

Box/Folder 11 : 2

Final drafts, undated

Box/Folder 11 : 3

Conference paper, 1980 February 25-29

Scope and Contents note

Society of Automotive Engineers Congress and Exposition in Detroit. Includes some correspondence from 1981.
Box/Folder 11 : 4

"Altering Natural Alpha Decay Rates," 1990

Scope and Contents note

Abstract, drafts, and data. Co-authored by William A. Barker.
Box/Folder 11 : 5

"Alpha and Fusion Power Generation," 1992 January 13

Scope and Contents note

Co-authored by William A. Barker.
 

Writings by Others, 1933-1993

 

General

Box/Folder 11 : 6

Unidentified, undated

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 11 : 7

A-F, 1954-1988

Box/Folder 11 : 8

G-K, 1944-1980

Scope and Contents note

In English and German.
Box/Folder 11 : 9

L-W, 1958-1969

Scope and Contents note

In English and German.
Box/Folder 11 : 10

Aerojet-General Corporation, "Capsule Feasibility Study," 1963 June

Box/Folder 11 : 11

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) annual meeting papers, 1964-1978

Box/Folder 11 : 12

Arentzen, E. S. and Philip Mandel, "Naval Architectural Aspects of Submarine Design," 1960

Box/Folder 12 : 1

Gates, David M., "Nuclear Power," Energy and Ecology, 1985

Box/Folder 12 : 2

Greil, Karl, "The Development of the Guided Anti Aircraft Rocket 'Oerlikon' in Switzerland," 1951

Scope and Contents note

In English and German.
Box/Folder 12 : 3

Jacobs, Eastman N., 1933-1937

Scope and Contents note

"The Characteristics of 78 Related Airfoil Sections from Tests in the Variable-Density Wind Tunnel," 1933, and "Airfoil Section Characteristics as Affected by Variations of the Reynolds Number," 1937.
Box/Folder 12 : 4

Members of Congress for Peace through Law, "Report on ULMS," 1972 April 10

Box/Folder 12 : 5

Office of Naval Research papers, 1975

Box/Folder 12 : 6

Proppe, Tasso, 1975-1993

Scope and Contents note

In English and German.
Box/Folder 12 : 7

Schneider, M. H. and E. E. Cook, "Study of a Deep Submergence Missile Capsule - Titanium (U)," 1963 June

Box/Folder 12 : 8

Surface Effect Ships for Ocean Commerce (SESOC) Advisory Committee, "Final Report on a Study of the Technological Problems," 1966 February

Box/Folder 12 : 9

Wormeer, E. M., "Launching the A4 (V2) Rocket Missile at Sea," 1946 August 7

Box/Folder 12 : 10

Ziegler, et. al., "Hochleistungssegelflugzeug FS 18," 1938

Language of Material: German

Scope and Contents note

Co-authored by Bälz, Körber, Läpple, and Söhne.
 

Subject File, 1943-1992

 

Alte Rechliner

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 12 : 11

Membership and newsletters, 1964-1992

Box/Folder 12 : 12-13

"Rechliner Briefe," volumes 1 and 2, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 1-2

"Rechliner Briefe," volumes 3 and 4, 1978 September - 1982 August

Box/Folder 13 : 3

Altherrenschaft, 1951

Language of Material: German
 

Barker, William A.

Box/Folder 13 : 4-5

Writings, 1987-1992

Scope and Contents note

Includes biographical note.
Box/Folder 13 : 6-7

Theories, 1982

Scope and Contents note

Contains two lists of original folder titles related to William Barker's scientific projects. Not all folders were found, but those that were have retained their original titles and order. See also: Oversize Material/Box 17, Folder 5.
Box/Folder 13 : 8

Proposals, undated

 

Patents

Box/Folder 13 : 9

Electrostatic Voltage Excitation Process and Apparatus, 1990

Box/Folder 14 : 1

Electrostatic Voltage Excitation Process and Apparatus, 1990

Box/Folder 14 : 2

Method for Enhancing Alpha Decay in Radioactive Materials, 1991

Box/Folder 14 : 3

Equipment/symbols, 1987, undated

Box/Folder 14 : 4

Guidance computers, 1961-1966

Box/Folder 14 : 5

Motorsegler, 1978-1992

Scope and Contents note

Includes materials on the European Motorsegler Championships. In English and German.
Box/Folder 14 : 6

Nucell battery, 1988

Box/Folder 14 : 7

Reitsch, Hanna, 1954-1992

Scope and Contents note

In English and German.
Box/Folder 14 : 8

Sailplanes, 1951-1985

Scope and Contents note

See also: Oversize Material/Box 17, Folders 4 and 6.
Box/Folder 14 : 9

Schempp-Hirth Kirchheim-Teck, 1943-1954

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 14 : 10

Society of Automotive Engineers, 1980

Scope and Contents note

Notes, correspondence, brochure, and conference paper for the Aerospace Congress and Exposition, 1980.
 

Printed Matter, 1933-1994

 

Instructional material

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 14 : 11

"Bauvorschriften für Flugzeuge," 1933 April

Box/Folder 14 : 12-13

"Bauvorschriften für Segelflugzeuge," 1939 August - 1940 February

Box/Folder 14 : 14-15

"Vorlesungen über Flugzeugbau," 1941 October - 1942 January

Box/Folder 14 : 16

Informational material, 1949-1968

Scope and Contents note

Informational brochures for a camera store owned by Fiedler's family in Freudenstadt, the U.S. Navy's fleet ballistic missile program, WWII suicide bombs, and fallout shelters. In English and German.
Box/Folder 15 : 1

Informational material, 1975-1994

Scope and Contents note

Informational brochures for the U.S. Navy's fleet ballistic missile program and the Naval Air Weapons Station in Point Mugu, California, and catalogues for experiment equipment.
 

Newsletters and journals

Box/Folder 15 : 2

Ultra-Lite Aircraft Journal, 1978-1980

Box/Folder 15 : 3

Foreign Affairs, 1968 July - 1969 October

Box/Folder 15 : 4

Scientific American, 1969 August - 1970 January

Box/Folder 15 : 5

High Frontier, 1991 October - 1992 August

Box/Folder 15 : 6

Die Rakete, 1981-1984

Language of Material: German
Box/Folder 15 : 7

Miscellaneous newsletters, 1973-1993

Box/Folder 15 : 8

Conference program, 1988 August 29 - September 2

Language of Material: German

Scope and Contents note

Militärgeschichtliches Forschungsamt conference in Freiburg, titled "Der Internationalen Wissenschaftlichen Tagung," with the subject: "Luftkriegführung im Zweiten Weltkrieg. Ein Internationaler Vergleich."
Box/Folder 15 : 9

Newspaper clippings, 1960-1992

Scope and Contents note

In English and German.
Box/Folder 15 : 10-11

Magazine articles, 1938-1994

Scope and Contents note

In English and German.
Box/Folder 15 : 12

Magazines, 1963-1989

Box 15

Sound Recording, undated

Scope and Contents note

One untitled compact sound cassette.
Box 15

Videorecording, 1993 September 10

Access

DVD access copy of this video is available in the Archives reading room. Use copy reference number: 95009_0001_r2015

Scope and Contents note

"A Conversation with Willie Fiedler," VHS videocassette.
 

Photographs, 1953-1959, undated

 

Naval Air Missile Test Center (NAMTC)

Box/Folder 16 : 1

Miscellaneous award ceremonies, 1953-1956

Box/Folder 16 : 2

Distinguished Civilian Service Award ceremony, 1954 February 23

Box/Folder 16 : 3

U.S. citizenship ceremony, 1954 December 10

Box/Folder 16 : 4

Split Aircraft Wing patent, 1956 April 19

Scope and Contents note

See also: Career File/Patents/Split Aircraft Wing.
Box/Folder 16 : 5

Navy's Superior Accomplishment Award ceremony, 1957 April 29

Box/Folder 16 : 6

Missiles, 1954-1957

Scope and Contents note

Includes Loon and Regulus missiles.
Box/Folder 16 : 7

Hunter's Point, undated

 

Lockheed Missiles and Space Company

Box/Folder 16 : 8

Experiments, undated

Box/Folder 16 : 9

Equipment, 1959 June 9-July 20, undated

Box/Folder 16 : 10

Missiles, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes the Polaris Missile.
Box/Folder 16 : 11

Miscellaneous, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes portraits of Fiedler and photographs of the Lockheed grounds.
Box/Folder 16 : 12-13

Miscellaneous, undated

Scope and Contents note

Folder 12 includes photos of the Fi 256 plane, a group of WWII German officers, the John J. Montgomery award ceremony, and Fiedler with Manfred Hensel. Folder 13 includes photos of various unidentified planes and missiles.
 

Oversize Material, 1936-1988, undated

Box/Folder 17 : 1, Map case

Blueprints, 1956-1970, undated

Scope and Contents note

Related to the development of Polaris, Modular Multipurpose Missiles, underwater launch, weapons systems, and sub designs. See also: Career File/Projects/Lockheed Missiles and Space Company.
Box/Folder 17 : 2-3

Experiment charts, 1988

Scope and Contents note

Data charts on alpha decay for projects conducted with William Barker of Altran Corporation. See also: Career File/Projects/Altran Corporation.
Box/Folder 17 : 4

Diagrams, 1980, undated

Scope and Contents note

Related to the development of missile capsules, sub designs, Trident II, and Modular Multipurpose Missiles. See also: Career File/Projects/Northrup Aircraft Inc., Lockheed Missiles and Space Company, and Missile Capsules.
Box/Folder 17 : 5

Graphs and charts, 1987-1988, undated

Scope and Contents note

Related to projects on shelf deployment, STRAT-X, and alpha decay. See also: Career File/Projects/Lockheed Missiles and Space Company and Altran Corporation, and Subject File/William A. Barker.
Box/Folder 17 : 6

Miscellaneous, 1962-1974

Scope and Contents note

Includes a periodic table of elements, organizational charts of Lockheed's leadership, and a historical map titled, "Segelflug auf der Wasserkuppe." In English and German.
Map case

Large blueprints, 1936-1950s

Scope and Contents note

See also: Biographical File/Oxnard House Design, and Career File/Projects/British Aircraft Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
Map case

Large diagrams, 1960s-1980s

Scope and Contents note

See also: Career File/Projects/Gerhard Fieseler Werke and Lockheed Missiles and Space Company. In English and German.