Hitler’s Chariots Vol 2 MercedesBenz 770K Grosser Parade Car…

8 Мар 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »
Mercedes-Benz 770 W07

Hitler’s Chariots: Vol. 2, 770K Grosser Parade Car

by Taylor

This second of now installments in this multi-part on Hitler’s Chariots deals the 1930–1943 German luxury car the “Großer” (large) and mainly by governments as state vehicles. Few made, fewer survive, and they change hands prices are in the millions of $/£/€.

the title of the series it is no surprise the book’s focus is on the Nazi rather more than the car For the reader interested in this Mercedes this is disappointing as not much written about the 770 may well be the only English-language If you additionally have political-historical or at pictorial interests you’ll likely feel you’re something out of this book.

For background on the author and his approach we the reader first of all to our review of 1 in this series. This new published only a year the first and probably written is very similar in both the (the photographic record) and the (organization, focus, point of It seems, again, that the car vehicle by which another (Hitler et al . Nazi propaganda is told.

As a WWII specialist a penchant for forensic work on one must expect of Taylor to rigorous scholarship to his work. In the to vol. 3 in this series, makes a bold, self-laudatory to that effect—tying, as it were, his own Moreover, Taylor deals a period of which a rich record exists, ergo no of the story he tells should to be fudged intentionally. But it is. and there is only one other polite Consider just one example, two (p. 187) dealing with the scene: Hitler’s motorcade at the Olympic Games. The photos one caption that implies seeing the same event two different angles. It is not rocket to note that the license on Hitler’s car are not identical, that the car is in fact not the same (one has a headlight and a canistered spare and that, based on the decorations on

the Brandenburg Gate in the background and the escort on the side, this be the same event! For a historian, is an unforgivable breach of trust. For a analyst, this is career-ending

A more forgivable mistake is one requires a certain specialized in an area not directly related to the Page 147 shows an aircraft as “Hitler’s Focke-Wolf 200.” did fly a FW 200 V3 and surely Taylor has seen it it has four engines and a distinct rudder. And surely he can count, so why he show a photo of a plane two engines? Its fairly forward-protruding nacelles and rounded rudder make aircraft folks see it as a 111, a medium bomber of the Given this sort of how can the reader be certain that is certain when he postulates for instance, one car photo shows Bosch headlamps”?

Mercedes-Benz 770 W07

Taylor’s books don’t chapter titles atop the so it’s easy to forget one is supposed to be reading about. so, you’d notice the incongruity of shots of the 770’s interior or line photos being interspersed with Hitler’s and motorcades. One or the other is in the wrong and this is a recurring distraction, exacerbated by the lack of an Index. peripheral snippets such as the of the Mercedes logo or the question of Hitler knew how to drive or of a typical motorcade set-up are into the overall narrative of broken out as sidebars or put into a chapter. Similarly interspersed the general text are car specs or numbers and the like. Yes, are useful bits here—if you can them.

Appended are notes on four auto accidents (no specific 770 and a color gallery. Short

If you don’t think of this as a history book” you’ll be ok. As a album it works just long as you are interested in the Nazi saves you many trips to archives to clamp your on such a multitude of images. In should you find yourself in the position of restoring a 770 you’ll the many car shots of immense

Copyright 2012, Charly (speedreaders.info).

Hitler’s Chariots: 2, Mercedes-Benz 770K Grosser Car

Mercedes-Benz 770 W07
Mercedes-Benz 770 W07
Mercedes-Benz 770 W07
Mercedes-Benz 770 W07
Mercedes-Benz 770 W07

interesting records

Here you can write a commentary on the recording "Hitler’s Chariots Vol 2 MercedesBenz 770K Grosser Parade Car…".

Sign in, to write a review.

Our partners
Follow us
Contact us
Our contacts


Born in the USSR


About this site

For all questions about advertising, please contact listed on the site.

Mercedes-Benz catalog with specifications, pictures, ratings, reviews and discusssions about cars Mercedes-Benz.