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FW-190 Pilot
11-05-2005, 04:02 AM
are there any british merchants who invests in company like BMW, the FW, Benz during the war?

Gen. Sandworm
11-05-2005, 05:20 AM
are there any british merchants who invests in company like BMW, the FW, Benz during the war?

Would be rather treasonist dont ya think?

BDL
11-05-2005, 05:24 AM
are there any british merchants who invests in company like BMW, the FW, Benz during the war?

They'd probably have been hanged for treason mate

Gen. Sandworm
11-10-2005, 02:10 AM
are there any british merchants who invests in company like BMW, the FW, Benz during the war?

They'd probably have been hanged for treason mate

Just and interesting note from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treason

During the Second World War, the crime of treachery, with a mandatory death penalty, was created under the Treachery Act 1940 [1]. Anyone who spied for Germany, committed sabotage or otherwise aided the enemy was liable to be prosecuted for treachery, which was easier to prove than high treason because allegiance to the Crown did not have to be proven. 17 people were hanged for treachery during the war. The Treachery Act 1940 was repealed in England and Wales by the Criminal Law Act 1967.

Not sure if any of the 17 were investors but if they had been im sure they would have been hanged.