Captain Moonlight

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The Independent Online
SO WHAT did BMW do in the war? Built those motorcycles with the machine gun side-car you see careering around on all the films, for one thing. They also built large numbers of light four-wheeled drive staff cars popular with both the Wehrmacht and the SS apparently. In the air, BMW engines powered the legendary Focke-Wulf 190 fighter; later BMW provided the engine for the revolutionary Messerschmitt Me262, the jet fighter which was so successful against Allied bombers and might have turned the tide if the jets hadn't run out of fuel. Just thought I'd mention it.