Mercedes-Benz G-4 Cross-Country Touring Car - Hitler's Chariots Volume 1

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Author: Blaine Taylor, ISBN: 9780764332364, 176 pages, Hardback, Published in 2009

This book is the first ever illustrated study on the often photographed - but never fully explained - mechanical marvel,the Mercedes-Benz G-4 cross-country touring car, the vehicle that carried Adolf Hitler across much of Europe before and during World War II. Culled from the rich photo archives of Daimler-Benz, as well as from captured German albums in U.S. archives, this work depicts the G-4 in fascinating images and detailed text. Volume 2 will cover the Daimler-Benz 770K Grosser Mercedes.

Contents:

Introduction 6
Chapter 1: Dr. Ferdinand Porsche and the G-4 Model 8
Chapter 2: Autobahn, Military Maneuvers, Duce State Visit, and Austrian Anschlussl Union 1936-38 45
Chapter 3: Czechoslovakia and West Wall 1938-39 65
Chapter 4: The Polish Campaign, September-October 1939 86
Chapter 5: Furor Teutonicus!: Western and Balkan Fronts 1940-41 123
Chapter 6: Eastern Front, Jakob Werlin, and the End 1941-45 154
Bibliography 175

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