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Barkas was the East German manufacturer of the B1000, a series of small commercial vehicles and vans all based on the same chassis and engine.
We have some photos of Barkas fire appliances on our sister site, on this site you can find some photos of East German Barkas ambulances based on their small vans.
An IFA Barkas B1000 SMH3 ambulance of the former GDR. Seen in Fulda in 2004