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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: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 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 ......


Britain's Railways in the Second World War

Author: Foley, Michael Code: 59886 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date: 26/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 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 ......


The Railway Girls

Author: Thomas, Maisie Code: 59030 Price: AU $14.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Published date: 18/06/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The first novel in the utterly brilliant Railway Girls series. Beneath a vast tiled map showing the lines of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway network, a series of seven bronze panels recorded the names of the men of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway who gave their lives for King and Country in the Great War - a total of 1,460 names.

Britain's Railways in Wartime

Author: Lambert, Anthony Code: 56511 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 228 pages Published date: 11/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In the long and absorbing history of Britain's railways and the men and women who have worked on them, the most challenging years were those of the two world wars. Neither of these wars could have been won without the railways. Transportation of everything that was grown, made or mined, as well as soldiers, sailors, airmen and civilians was ......

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: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 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 ......


Wartime GWR

Serving the Nation During Two World Wars Author: Elaine Arthurs Code: 33461 Price: AU $50.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: IAN ALLAN PUBLISHING Published date: 18/09/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An unrivalled collection of photographs illustrating the human and operational cost of two world wars on the Great Western Railway taken from the archive of the Museum of the GWR at Swindon
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