Wilhelm Schmidding

Entry to the Schmiddingwerke in Hanover

Wilhelm Schmidding from Bodenbach, Germany, was a World War II constructor of rocket engines used for RATO. Factories were in Schmiedeberg, and from summer 1943, in Buschvorwerk (Riesengebirge, Niederschlesien, today Krzaczyna).[1]




  1. Manfred Griehl & Joachim Dressel, Die Deutschen Raketenflugzeuge 1935-19455: Die Entwicklung einer umwalzenden Technik, Weltbild, ISBN 3613012766
  2. Geschichte der modernen Raketenentwicklung - Henschel (in German)
  3. Dieter Herwig & Heinz Rode, The Luftwaffe Secret Projects: Ground Attack & Special Purpose Aircraft. Midland Counties Publ. ISBN 978-1857801507
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