A Truce in the Forest

2020-04-11T00:55:10-04:00December 21st, 2017|History|

It is Christmas Eve 1944 in western Germany. The German army is making one last desperate offensive to stave off defeat in the Western theater. Using cloud cover which grounded Allied air power German tanks took American troops by surprise routing or capturing thousands of soldiers. The German assault through the forest was relentless. Three [...]

A Citroën prototype found in a barn

2017-11-12T10:27:32-05:00November 14th, 2017|Found in a barn, History|

The Nazi conquest of Europe came quickly in 1940. That meant that many French companies had to destroy the fruits of their labor lest they fall into German hands and be used against them. The car manufacturer Citroën decided it did not want to destroy the prototype of their next vehicle, the 1939 Deaux Cheveaux [...]