Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/05/27

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Rommel
From: feli2 at (Feli)
Date: Fri May 27 08:34:40 2005
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> This is a bit of a dumb (and newbie) question, but were Leica cameras 
> around during the second world war? Or did they arrive afterwards? For 
> some reason I think of the VW beetle and the Leica camera as arriving 
> around the same time. Am I incorrect?
> thanks,
> chris

Leica pretty much invented the 135 (35mm) format we use today. The 
first Leica
was produced in 1925, prototypes date back to 1911. The concept was the 
idea of Oskar

Patton had a Leica III.


On May 27, 2005, at 6:21 AM, cwoods wrote:

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