Gas stations 1945

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Gas stations 1945

Post by Pawel Libner » 18 Nov 2021 18:47

Good Day
I’m a military modeller. I’m working on a diorama with a group of ex-soldiers and some vehicles at the end of WWII. Idea is, that they are looking for fuel. I know that due to the fuel shortage there were restrictions in sale for civilian customers. But how about gas stations? They were simply closed, or maybe still working for military men and police? Is it possible that soldiers from my dio would be able to find any fuel at the civilian station? I like vintage Art Deco Shell stations as seen in Austria, but is it realistic? Still open in 1945? If not in a Germany maybe Austria, Switzerland, Czech Lands… ?
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Re: Gas stations 1945

Post by OpanaPointer » 18 Nov 2021 18:49

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Re: Gas stations 1945

Post by Hans1906 » 19 Nov 2021 15:28

Pawel Libner,

The most complexe topic in German language about historical gas stations was started here already in the year 2002:

Alte Tankstellen / Petroliana in Deutschland https://www.geschichtsspuren.de/forum/v ... .php?t=139

If you want to see the very many photos, then you must register there, and introduce yourself please.
It's worth it! :wink:


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P.S. German language forum, but english replies welcome, as far as I remember ?
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Re: Gas stations 1945

Post by Pawel Libner » 25 Nov 2021 18:47

Hello
That looks very promising. I have tried to register but there was no answer form Admin. Maybe I should try again to register as Hohenzollern or Habsburg.... Good German name :)

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Re: Gas stations 1945

Post by Hans1906 » 25 Nov 2021 19:02

Pawel,

the topic there is already 78 pages strong, in the forum just click on "Registrieren", thats it.
Forget about a typical "German" username, it does not matter.

Good luck ! :wink:


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