BMW Motorcycles in WWII R12/R75

Edition year: 1991
HorizonsUnlimited description:

Over 220 photos show the various R12 and R75 types in various combat roles on all war fronts.

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Amazon.com Review
Reviewer: Bert Duursma from Steensel, Netherlands, July 8, 1998

Very nice book with hundreds of wartime action-photographs. The book contains hundreds of photograhps of mainly the BMW R12 and some of the R75. All photographs are taken in Worldwar II and represent valuable historic information on how these bikes were used in combat. It also reveals the strategies being used by motorcycle companies and shows some of the human suffering of this era. Furthermore it contains valuable technical information, drawings and exploded views of the BMW R75. Highly recommended to anyone interested in this part of the history or for those who are involved in BMW R12 or R75 restoration.


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