European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Sep 2 1968, Page 12

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - September 2, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseOvals in Munich of Nuernberg and so a ring Road autobahn from the Page 12 the stars and stripes sensual Bend in Hom a Hannover autobahn. Model makes crossover for Eisen due Eldorf autobahn look like icel poor s exercise from tidy r.9.r, autobahn Travail con, Aco , or lofty fiv.,i9h,,, Brida. Proa a Munich Graceful Germany s longest highly Bridge what German word never needs translation even for the Rawest go newcomer a Germany Fraulein to be sure. Danke Schoen perhaps. But first and Foremost must be autobahn. That word not Only quickly loins the vocabulary it becomes a part of a Man s life. The or two won lean that this world famous Road network is the last word in european convenience a and often the last word in inconvenience. Mammoth traffic to feuds construction ones bloody crashes Tricky winds break neck speeds. Theft every Driver experiences and the autobahn May lose a Little of its Glamor thereby. Sometimes it becomes a necessary evil the Only relatively fast Way of setting around. But the fact remains the autobahn is a Monument to Road engineering a work of Art. The Way to truly Admire its Beauty is to look at it from a Vantage Point Othor than the Driver s seat. The Best platform for putting the autobahn i perspective is a Point far removed from traffic s turmoil Uke from an mfr Puhy where Miles and Miles of autobahn Cut through the country Side Here straight As the old Arrow there in a sensually smooth curve. And the intersections veritable sculpture for those who would like to make the trip stars and stripes offers there portraits of a great Highway. To better appreciate the View building one Kilometre averages out to 8 million Marks $2 million. Prices have gone up the Cost in 1952 was 2 million Marks $500,000. At the end of world War ii Germany Pioneer in the nationwide superhighway had 2,128 of autobahn. Today s traffic Rolls Over 3,621 Kilometres the Resh of $8_2 billion poured into them since 1950. Maw Dahlinger the stars and stripes Page 13

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