Reichsautobahn Construction Started

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Reichsautobahn Construction Started

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On 23 September 1933 the construction of the Reichsautobahn started south of Frankfurt. Hitler himself took a shovel to make the first dig. The planned pace was to construct around 800 miles of highways every year, for the overall projected length of the network of 4000 miles.

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"Reichsautobahn". Directed by Hartmut Bitomsky, 1986

Date

1933

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“Reichsautobahn Construction Started,” Mapping Cultural Space Across Eurasia, accessed November 30, 2022, https://eurasia.omeka.fas.harvard.edu/items/show/1049.

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