Quote Originally Posted by Photo Engineer View Post
Some of your research is not correct. For example, the Soviets left the Orwo plant intact in Wolfen, just using some ideas and spare equipment in their own plants.
During the war the plan was only partly damaged by shelling. The US Forces took raw materials, equipment, documents, and brought staff to the West of Germany. The Soviet occupational authorities took after nationalizing the plant about 60% of the machinery from film and power plant and forced staff to join the USSR industry for years.