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The World Encyclopedia of Military Motorcycles

A complete reference guide to 100 years of military motorcycles, fromtheir first use in World War I to the specialized vehicles in use today Author: Ware, Pat Code: 62040 Price: AU $37.50 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: ANNESS PUBLISHING Published date: 03/11/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

Motorcycles entered military service in World War I, replacing the mounted despatch rider and mechanizing machine-gun and stretcher units. The conflict brought an enormous upsurge in the use of motorcycles in Europe and America. This comprehensive new book covers the lively history of the machines, highlighting the roles of military ......


Two-Wheeled Blitzkrieg

Author: Garson, Paul Code: 50211 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

No other combatant nation employed motorcycles and bicycles on the scale produced by the Third Reich. During Nazi Germanys campaigns, first of invasion, then of retreat that followed, motorcycles and bicycles served a variety of functions: couriers, reconnaissance, medical evacuation, assault shock troops taking the brunt of battle - even as ......


British Forces Motorcycles

1925-1945 Author: Orchard, Chris Code: 48059 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/06/2017 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Perhaps the most far-reaching of the many changes wrought on the military by the First World War was the mechanisation of the armed services. After many centuries of use by the Army for patrols and communications, the trusty horse was finally supplanted by the newfangled motorcycle. This process of mechanisation gathered pace during the ......


German Motorcycles of WWII

Author: Ampersand Code: 49362 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Published date: 31/01/2017 Availability: Sorry, this is no longer available

A Visual History in Vintage Photos and Restored Examples, Part 1 The Germans developed and used the motorcycle as an instrument of offensive warfare, perhaps more than any other nation in WWII. The major tasks of these units were mopping-up for the following troops and employment as an advance guard, surprise raid-like attacks against an ......

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