Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2002 17:17:18 +0100
From: Zweef <barboernopsamemotorfiets.nl>
Subject: Re: The Saab owner


In article <MPG.1866ad0e5a140b7a98970fnopsam.cis.dfn.de>, carl.robsonnopsamcing-czechs.com says... > > > > Skoda had a big history pre-communism of heavy artilary manufacture, > > > that was why gemrany invaded in WW2, Hitler wanted the Skoda howitzer > > > and munitions plants for his use. > > > > > One more reason not to have a weapons industry ;-) > > > Couldn't agree more. All peaceful blokes here... > > Did you know that Skoda Auto were looking to build a car for the masses. > It was to be front engined as their cars were then, but it had a very > humpy back to give a tortoise shell shape appearance to it, like some of > the bigger Tatra limos. > > And did you know that Dr Porsche learned his engineering at the Skoda > locomotive works before returning to germany, and the rest is history. > > mix Hitler, Skoda, Dr Porsche and a humpy backed peoples car, and what > do you get? And all Hitler wanted was the weapons. > So it should have been a Skoda beetle? Hmmm, should we start up a alt.history.skoda.and.volkswagen.at.alt.autos.saab NG? ;-) -- Zweef

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