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SKF bearings, wartime activity
« on: 12.01. 2019 23:58 »
ref https://www.a7a10.net/forum/index.php?topic=13858 (An odd (skf) ring)

SKF (Svenska Kullagerfabriken), interesting story of the Swedes happily supplying both sides, maybe keeping Messerchmitts and Spitfires etc flying:

https://www.econhist.gu.se/digitalAssets/1341/1341645_golson.pdf

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Re: SKF bearings, wartime activity
« Reply #1 on: 13.01. 2019 02:04 »
interesting! probably bullied by both sides and told to do what they told it to, or else
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Re: SKF bearings, wartime activity
« Reply #2 on: 13.01. 2019 02:15 »
Wow,
What an interesting read and and what an insight into what was going on during the war years. 
Thanks for posting.
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Re: SKF bearings, wartime activity
« Reply #3 on: 13.01. 2019 09:29 »
Didn't the US firm ITT (the forerunner of IBM) have a German subsidiary company making Focke-Wulfs?

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Re: SKF bearings, wartime activity
« Reply #4 on: 13.01. 2019 09:44 »

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