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

In article <>, 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 NG? ;-) -- Zweef

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