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9781526772282

Britain's Railways in the Second World War

Author: Foley, Michael Code: 59886 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date: 20/01/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The outbreak of the Second World War had an enormous effect on the railway system in Britain. Keeping the trains running through times of conflict was not such a distant memory for the railway companies and their workers but in this second major war of the twentieth century, the task was to prove a very different one. The railway system no ......

9781857945690

The steam Engines of World War II

The German 'Kriegsdampflokomotiven' and British and American war engines Author: Horton, Philip Code: 58235 Price: AU $51.89 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 24/12/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Few events had a greater influence on Europes railways in the 20th century than the Second World War. As described in this book, thousands of steam engines were produced for the conflict by all sides. Although many were damaged during the war, most survived. Indeed, many of the British and American engines arrived in Europe too late and were ......

9781473887633

Allied Railways of the Western Front - Narrow Gauge in the Somme Sector

Before, During and After the First World War Author: B, Farebrother, Martin J Code: 55875 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/12/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In this book the metre gauge networks established before the First World War are examined. A companion volume to Narrow Gauge in the Arras Sector by the same authors.
9781472816399

Railway Guns of World War I

Author: Heuer, Greg Code: 48760 Price: AU $23.25 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 24/08/2017 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
World War I was the Golden Age of the railway gun. Even though at the start of the conflict none of the armies possessed any railway artillery pieces and the very idea was comparatively new, more railway guns were used during this war than in any other conflict. Designed to break the stalemate of trench warfare, the first railway guns were simple, ......
9781848322622

Armoured Trains

An Illustrated Encyclopaedia 1826-2016 Author: Malmassari, Lt Col. Paul Code: 47087 Price: AU $150.00 Format: Hardback / 528 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 30/11/2016 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The military was quick to see the advantages of railways in warfare, whether for the rapid deployment of men or the movement of heavy equipment like artillery. From here it was a short step to making the train a potent weapon in its own right - a mobile fort or a battleship on rails. Armed and armoured, they became the first practical ......

9781781554555

North Eastern Railway in the First World War

Author: Langham, Rob Code: 47835 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/06/2015 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The fascinating story of how one railway revolutionised transport in the First World War
9781781554241

Reich Rails

Royal Prussia, Imperial Germany and the First World War 1825-1918 Author: Blaine Taylor Code: 47842 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 28/02/2015 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
How the German Imperial forces used railways for military purposes during the 19th Century and up to the Great War
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