National Geographic : 1925 Jun
FACTS ABOUT A FAMOUS FAMILY Part of a convoy of General Motors cars en route from Beirut to Bagdad. Speed as high as 70 miles an hour is attained during the 600 mile trip. Beirut to Bagdad It used to take about four weeks to travel from London to Bagdad.To day, through the service of General Motors cars, you can make the trip in eight days. Across the Syrian Desert-between Beirut on the Mediterranean and Bagdad in Persia - convoys of Buicks and Cadillacs are carrying passengers and mails on a regular schedule. Though heavily laden, they cover 600 miles of sandy waste in less than 24 hours of running-most of the trip at rac ing speed. The stamina of General Motors cars and trucks has led to their selection wherever the going is hardest. You will find them in every country of the world. GENERAL MOTORS BUICK • CADILLAC ' CHEVROLET ' OAKLAND OLDSMOBILE - GMC TRUCKS General Motors trucks and Delco-Light products may be purchased on the GMAC Payment Plan. Insurance service furnished by General Exchange Corporation.