Heeres-Verordnungsblatt (1942) - Volume 24, Part 3 - Page 150; Bullet point 185 Minox-Photoapparate
D.R.?. (Ch Rust u. BdE), 4.3.42
production of the Minox-device at the company VEF Riga will be shut
down and discontinued for the duration of the war.
Cameras in final
stages of assembly will be used to meet current German Army orders.
Orders of individual cameras by relatives of german soldiers,
individual army units or persons is canceled with immediate effect.
- Requests for an order or release of Minox cameras will not be
accepted. These current and outstanding orders and request will be
cancelled, a seperate notification of cancellation will not be given.
- Currently Minox film can still be ordered from the sale offices of VEF Riga.
65 m 50/32.3.43 Wa A/Wa J Ru (WuG 7/Ic)