WWII

Worldwide Auctioneers offers up historic Mercedes-Benz

Auburn, IN. – Worldwide Auctioneers will present on of the most historically significant automobiles ever offered for public sale at its annual Scottsdale Auction in Arizona on January 17, when a 1939 Mercedes-Benz 770K Grosser Offener Tourenwagen goes under the hammer. Formerly part of the famed Imperial Palace Auto Collections and one of five surviving Offener...

Military free Nov. 11 at AACA Museum

HERSHEY, Pa. _ All veterans and active military will be admitted free to the AACA Museum on Saturday, Nov. 11.   There will be a few special military vehicles on display in honor of Veteran’s Day. A 1942 Ford Jeep GPW (general purpose design Willys). The demand for jeeps in World War II was so...

Ask the man who owns one of one

Firsatsaatleri archive – August 14, 2008 issue Story and photos by John Gunnell   Chris Goes of Lake Geneva, Wis., owns a unique, unrestored Full Classic car that is the only 1941 Packard Darrin Sport Sedan ever made. The car has been in his family since it was only...

The John Lewis Collection Auction

  Amazing & Rare Pre-War Trucks & Cars Collection Oklahomans are a determined, tough bunch, and John Lewis was no exception. Growing up during the 1930s John saw first-hand how it took determination and shear will to survive. His Momma worked hard and saved what she could while raising John and...

Could it Happen Again?

  The saying goes, “we learn from our past.” History repeats itself. But could it? I was talking with a Good Ol’ Boy from Georgia last month and we discussed the political state of affairs in America today. This man in his 80s was full of wisdom as we talked about...