Swiss tourists in 1940s Britain

January 25, 2013

The journey from the Alps to England in the 1930s/40s would have been long and tedious – and all the more so in this selection of vehicles which Monsieur Pemberton snapped in those uncomfortable times.      I would have chosen the Citroen, for my voyage…….

ZG 239 motorcycle from Zug in Oxford 1940s, see by John Pemberton

ZG 239 motorcycle from Zug in Oxford 1940s,      seen by John Pemberton

Berne Citroen Light Fifteen, 1940s London.   JP

BE 4646 – Berne Citroen Light Fifteen, 1940s London. JP

A real old-timer - possibly 1938 in Oxford.A real Genevan old-timer, maybe American make – possibly 1938 in Oxford.

British Ford Eight - noisy, slow and bumpy.

British Ford Eight from St. Gallen – noisy, slow and bumpy journey to London??          Pemberton archive.

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