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The Volkswagen being introduced by Hitler. This was the car, which was promoted to German Workers.

Hitler at the corner stone-laying ceremony of the giant VW factory in Fallersleben (later Wolfsburg) in

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Ferdinand Porsche (left, in dark suit) presents a newly designed convertible VW to Adolf Hitler in celebration of the Fuhrer's Birthday, Berlin, Germany, 1939

Today in WW2 history: 2/26/1936 Adolf opens 1st VW plant in Germany w/ Ferdinand Porsche. Hitler was so taken with Porsche's 1934 Volkswagen (people's car) Beetle design that he called the engineer 'brilliant'. Both Hitler & Stalin vied for Porsche's favor and service. The new plant built near the castle Wolfsburg would only produce 630 of the cars during World War Two - all of which were distributed to the privileged.

Today in history: Adolf opens VW plant in Germany w/ Ferdinand…

Hitler with Roehm in 1933

Hitler with Roehm in 1933

: Timepiece recovered from Hiroshima which shows the exact moment the bomb dropped

Hiroshima explosion, recorded at August is seen on the remains of a wristwatch found in the ruins in this 1945 United Nations photo

Copacabana Beach in the ’70s—few do summer better than the Cariocas (natives of Rio de Janeiro). from Nick Brown for JCrew. via 770 Behind The Line

Oh, Rio // Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, vintage photography

The history of Volkswagen and the VW Beetle's connection to the Nazi regime, is well documented. On the company's website, it details "Volkswagen was originally founded in 1937 by the Nazi trade union, the German Labour Front" at the behest of Hitler himself, to produce an affordable "people's car."  In 1998, The NY Times revealed that when faced with a class-action lawsuit over the use of slave labor during World War II, Volkswagen inaugurated a $12 million fund to compensate surviving…

Nazis examine prototype KdF-Wagens at their public introduction ceremony by the Kraft durch Freude Organization (July The IIIA prefix on the registration plates was that assigned to Stuttgart until

Volkswagen Type 166 Schwimmwagen (2.SS-Division “Das Reich”) by GLORY. The largest archive of german WWII images

Volkswagen Type 166 Schwimmwagen “Das Reich”) by GLORY. The largest archive of german WWII images

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Old Bug. Old Vw Club. Old Beetle. Old Car. Classic Cars Old Cars Carro Antigo. Old School Bug.

1971 VW Type 3 Squareback Volkswagen

1971 VW Type 3 Squareback Volkswagen Had a pumpkin orange one. this is still my favorite, most memorable car that I've owned.

Prototipo de locomotora VW-Porsche con motor industrial 1954. Movía pequeños trenes construidos desde 1954 hasta 1971 utilizados en parques y jardines botánicos.  Arrastraba 3 vagones con una capacidad total de 90 pasajeros. Museo de Hamburgo

VW / Porsche engine A 1954 VW-Porsche Escher Kleinbahn Prototyp Prototyp in the in Hamburg. These Were Little trains built from 1954 to 1971 and were used in parks and botanical gardens. It pulled three cars which had space for 90 passengers.

This was my grandma's car when i was little. Same color too.Classic VW Beetle, aka "Bug", in its natural habitat. Along the streets of old European towns.

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