Tuesday, September 5, 2017

German Reichspost Mercedes bus, circa 1940


Used by the German Post Office for post and passenger transport.  Some were also used to transport victims in in the Nazis' T-4 'euthanasia' program and this one is believed to have been used by the NS-Tötungsanstalt at Hartheim, showing also its driver. 

Mercedes logo, diesel-fueled, starting crank handle hole, roof fittings for luggage, dimming light, winker and blinking turn signal. headlights darkened, white lacquered bumper, corner visor antennas.

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