The invisible made visible

Starting in the 1930s, the MPA X-rays weld seams of urban railway and motorway bridges

Reichsröntgenstelle 1934
Reichsröntgenstelle

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The MPA during the Nazi era

Between 1933-1945, the office takes on numerous orders for the army, navy and air force, supports the regime's rearmament and warfare.

NS time stamp Staatl. Materialprüfungsamt

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History research

A history project has been researching the involvement in the dictatorship since 2020.