• Short Summary

    ADOLF HITLER'S ARMOURED CAR, A POWERFUL MERCEDES CAPABLE OF REACHING 125 MILES AND HOUR (200 KMP), IS ON SHOW AT THE LE MANS NATIONAL CAR MUSEUM.

  • Description

    ADOLF HITLER'S ARMOURED CAR, A POWERFUL MERCEDES CAPABLE OF REACHING 125 MILES AND HOUR (200 KMP), IS ON SHOW AT THE LE MANS NATIONAL CAR MUSEUM. THE STEEL-PLATED VEHICLE WEIGHS FOUR TONS (4,000 KILOS) AND HAS PUNCTURE-PROOF TYRES.

    FRENCH FORCES UNDER GENERAL LECLERO TOOK THE CAR WHEN THEY CAPTURED HITLER'S HOME AT BERCHTESGADEN, WEST GERMANY, IN 1945. IN 1948, A FRENCH HOTELIER BOUGHT THE CAR BEFORE IT WAS FINALLY ACQUIRED FOR THE LE MANS MUSEUM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7W7JXH2XCS0QOH5A0K2RR62KJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA7W7JXH2XCS0QOH5A0K2RR62KJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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