Railways in Wartime download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tim Bryan

Railways in Wartime download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tim Bryan year 2011
  • Book name: Railways in Wartime
  • Author: Tim Bryan
  • Release date: 2011/10/9
  • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9780747810506
  • Rating: 7.16 of 10
  • Votes: 794
  • Review by: Lyric Wilmoth
  • Review rating: 7.43 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/8
  • Total pages: 64
  • Includes a PDF summary of 7 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The strategic importance of railways was recognized almost from the beginning of their development, but it was not until the end of the nineteenth century that their real value was appreciated by the military. In both the First and Second World Wars, railways were crucial in the transportation of men, munitions and coal, whilst on the Continent British forces operated railways to support the war effort. The heroic story of railways at war was confirmed in the months before and after the 'D' Day landings in 1944 when thousands of trains were run to support the Allied invasion, cementing their role as the 'fourth service' during the Second World War. Here, Tim Bryan provides an authoritative and fully illustrated guide to the railway's role in Britain's war efforts.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 3H16M16S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: British & Irish History, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, Trains & Railways, Military History
  • Available formats: TCR, WORD, EPUB, DOC, PDF, RB, TXT, JPEG. Compressed in RAR, DEB, ZIP, RZ, JAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.79 USD
  • Dimensions: 150x204x6mm
  • Weight: 140.61g
  • Printed by: SHIRE PUBLICATIONS LTD
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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