The German motorcycle of BMW concern – R-12 – had been produced from 1935 to 1942.
During that period more than 36000 BMW R-12 had been manufactured both military and civilian variants.
The sports variant of R-12 reached a speed record of 279.5 km/h which was held for 14 years!
Because of high reliability and significantly lower cost in comparison with other army motorcycles BMW R-75 and KS-750, BMW R-12 has become the most mass motorcycle in the German army.
R-12 was used for delivery of ammunition and hot food, evacuation of wounded men in rear, delivery of messages, going for reconnaissance.
In a word, it is hard to say about all army specialties of that vehicle.
Moreover, BMW R-12 was mass used as a combat vehicle in a special motorcycle troops.
In such cases its buddy seat had been equipped with a machine gun.
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