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Military Trains and Railways : An Illustrated History (Paperback) (Jean-Denis G. G. Lepage)

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? Featuring 256 drawings, this history of military trains and railways from 1853 through 1953 describes how the railroad transformed the nature of warfare. Transport and logistics are discussed for armored trains, rail-borne artillery and armored combat vehicles, medical evacuation trains and draisines (light auxiliary vehicles such as handcars). The railroad’s role in establishing European colonial empires in Asia and Africa is examined. Conflicts covered include the Boer Wars, the American Civil War, the Austro-Prussian War, the Franco-Prussian War, the Russo-Turkish War, World War I, the Finnish Civil War, the Spanish Civil War, World War II and the French Indochina War.
Number of Pages: 205.0
Genre: History, Transportation, Reference
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Author: Jean-Denis G. G. Lepage
Language: English
Street Date: August 17, 2017
TCIN: 51966013
UPC: 9781476667607
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-9253

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