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65 years of the VW Beetle in America

VW says this 1948 photo shows the first U.S.-bound Beetle being loaded onto a New York-bound ship in Rotterdam by Ben Pon, Sr. (left) a Dutch businessman. Other man is unidentified. It arrived in January 1949, one of two Beetles sold in the U.S. that year.

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65 years of the VW Beetle in America

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