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Re: Auto Union and the nazis, RE: Monterey on Speedvisiony
thanks for the reply! i really don't want to dredge up
a recurring flame war, so i will leave it at that. it
was a weekend to remember, sort of a pinnacle for us
enthusiasts that could make it, and i don't want to
spoil that. actually, it was *very* much like a weekend
scooter rally... :)
On Mon, 30 Aug 1999, Avi Meron wrote:
]You are mentioning a very "sore" spot in Audi, Auto Union past, most Germans
]and most list members don't consider this "gem" a part of history (I guess
]if you will ignore it, may be it will go away!), we (on the list) had had
]countless "very heated" discussions on the subject..........
]Audi and every other German industry participated in Hitler's party, the
]majority very willingly........how would you like to have slave labor verses
]union workers? Every German from Spear on to Dr. Porsche was involved in the
]nazi regime despite attempts to cover it up.
]Note, European car recent spread about Audi, pages and pages of the 'glory"
]stories, 4 paragraphs about the German madness with Hitler.
]I hear that the German industry is now negotiating compensation for all
]their nazi "shenanigans" let's hope they pay dearly!
]From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On
]Behalf Of c a l i b a n
]Sent: Sunday, August 29, 1999 9:39 PM
]Subject: re: Monterey on Speedvision
] actually, having attended monterey, and having a great
] time by the way, i was left with one question. not
] just the sentiment of what did audi do after ww2,
] but what did they do *during* ww2? what was auto
] union's role in it all? it was weird to see the
] glorious 1937 footage, knowing (with th ebenefit of
] hindsight) what else was going on...
] that question i thought of a few times this weekend.
] theother thing... where the FUCK was michelle,
] at least a mention of her car and their early 80's
] rally triumph. they brought every *other* car,
] the timelines in the displays in their big tent
] started just after the rally days... well. it was
] an annoyance on top of a pretty rad weekend.
] i'm off to burning man now, i'll read through the
] digests when i get back.
] rocky mullin
] two strokes are faster than four!
] this message was composed using the vi editor.
] '83 ur-q - yamaha rz350 - suzuki ts250 - chaotic good
two strokes are faster than four!
this message was composed using the vi editor.
'83 ur-q - yamaha rz350 - suzuki ts250 - chaotic good