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Engines of War: How Wars Were Won & Lost on the Railways (Paperback)
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Engines of War: How Wars Were Won & Lost on the Railways (Paperback)

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Paperback 368 Pages / Published: 01/11/2011
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The birth of the railway in the early 1830's revolutionized the way the world waged war. From armored engines with swiveling guns, to the practice of track sabotage, to the construction of tracks that crossed frozen Siberian lakes, the iron road" facilitated conflict on a scale that was previously unimaginable. It not only made armies more mobile, but widened fighting fronts and increased the power and scale of available weaponry a deadly combination. In Engines of War , Christian Wolmar examines all the engagements in which the railway played a part: the Crimean War the American Civil War both world wars the Korean War and the Cold War, with its mysterious missile trains and illustrates how the railway became a deadly weapon exploited by governments across the world.

Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
ISBN: 9781610390569
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 439 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 25 mm

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“Tedious”

Difficult book that didn't hold my interset, didn't finish it, didn't want to finish it.

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27th March 2011
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