Wednesday, December 14, 2011

President in the gangster car

Which president went to the gangster car?

In 1933, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt was on a visit to Chicago. They fired on his car - the President himself was not injured, but was traveling with the mayor was fatally wounded. After this incident, the security service attended to search for a secure vehicle, as that was chosen two years earlier confiscated from Al Capone's armored Cadillac. In addition to all over body armor and bulletproof glass, this car was equipped with hidden loopholes in the doorway, and through Folding rear window could even fire a machine gun.

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