In 1930, this country was in a depression and everyone was struggling because money was tight. The Indian Motorcycle Company had been struggling also during the past years because of bad management and merged with DuPont Motors. When E. Paul DuPont took over, he ceased automobile production and focused on Indian and is credited with Indian’s survival through the depression era.
The Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Museum - Indan
During WWII in 1941, Field Marshall Rommel began his assault on Africa. Anticipating that we were going to be entering into some desert warfare, the government commissioned Indian and Harley-Davidson to build 1000 desert worthy motorcycles.