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This rare 1942 illustrated German Carl Benz book is
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USM book # 271
This is an excellent original example of the 5-1/4 x 7-1/2 inch well-illustrated 192 page hard cover book CARL BENZ - Lebensfahrt eines deutschen Erfinders (Carl Benz - the Story of the Life of a German Inventor - the Inventor of the Automobile) as published by Von Hase & Koehler Verlag of Leipzig in 1942.
The is the Nazi updated version of the story of the life of the inventor, his many patents and his many automobiles from 1942. The book goes into nice detail about the things that Carl Benz developed in the process of inventing the automobile and perfecting that invention. It also updates that story with subsequent models, the fabulous racing success of the company during the Nazi era, Adolf Hitler’s statements about the company and even a photo of a telegram from Hitler on the 50th anniversary of the first automobile patents.
There are also photos of a modern compressor motor, Frau Bertha Benz, the first Benz car, the Untertürkheim factory outside Stuttgart, Benz racers, etc.
In excellent condition with the original dust jacket.
NAZI HISTORY OF MERCEDES BENZ 1942
THE LIFE OF
MERCEDES BENZ AUTOMOBILES
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