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Hitler’s Mercedes

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  1. Jim

    Jim New Member

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    Hitler’s portrait is displayed in a Mercedes automobile showroom in Munich in 1935. From the early days of the Nazi movement, Hitler travelled in a large, open Mercedes. After Hitler came to power, Mercedes hoped to cash in on the long-standing association in the public mind between Hitler and the car company. The message is: Buy a Mercedes and you will be driving the Fuhrer’s car..

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    Bet they regretted that afterwards though :ponder:. The Mercedes normally seen arriving or departing Berchtesgaden was a 3 Axled design. But the actual model I'm not sure of.
     
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    Well after a little digging on the net here's what I found. The 2 Axled model was a 1935 Mercedes Benz 770 K "Grosser" Limousine and the 3 Axled model was a specially armoured (weighing 4 tonnes !! and able to stop Machine Gun Bullets) Mercedes Benz G4 Wagen.

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    Nice find Spit, it actually looks like its a driving unit for an artic... :ehm:
     

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