Captured German Aeronautical Documents (CGD) Microfilm

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This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

In the final days of World War II, the advancing Allied armies captured a large number of documents from the German and Japanese governments. These documents were taken to various sites in Europe and the United States for evaluation and appraisal. Those documents considered valuable were microfilmed for preservation.