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More images from the Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe – National Digital Archive of Poland this set featuring moments from the ISDT 1939.

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photo – two riders at checkpoint #35 Ofeldw Forstner BMW 494cc of Germany #30 Fred C Perks BSA 496cc ISDT 1939 Germany (Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe)

The ISDT 1939 was put on by the German Government with a view to demonstrating its army motorcyclists supremacy. The organisers encouraged many other European nations to send military teams. However, before the event came to an end the British withdrew their teams as the declaration that commenced WW2 was being made and the government wanted al its military personnel home before they could be detained. More images from the event from this collection are provided below.

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photo – riders #112 NSKK Truff E Piefsch BMW 494cc of Germany with #113 Pte JL Wood BSA 496 riding for the GB War Office ISDT 1939 Germany (Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe)

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photo – sidecar team #124 L Gilera riding one of his works Gilera 600 ISDT 1939 Germany (Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe)

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photo – #134 Uffx F Diez BMW 597cc Sidecar classes around a rocky outcrop on a tight corner ISDT 1939 Germany (Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe)

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photo – #153 Oscharf. G Weiss Zundapp 350 of a German SS Regiment at the Großglochner check ISDT 1939 Germany (Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe)

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photo – Group of non competing motorcyclists ISDT 1939 Germany (Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe)

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