Railways and war since 1917

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Blandford Press , London
Military railroads -- His
Statementby Denis Bishop and W. J. K. Davies.
ContributionsDavies, W. J. K., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG345 .B58
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 127 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5248767M
ISBN 100713707062
LC Control Number75321089

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This volume covers the period up to and concentrates on the more unusual aspects -- the mortars on rails of the American Civil War, the Boer War Armored Trains, and the plethora of peculiar devices used on the light narrow /5(5).

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The War Department Light Railways were a system of narrow gauge trench railways run by the British War Department in World War railways made an important contribution to the Allied war effort in the First World War, and were used for the supply of ammunition and stores, the transport of troops and the evacuation of the wounded.

Rail transport or train transport is a means of transferring passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, which are located on contrast to road transport, where vehicles run on a prepared flat surface, rail vehicles (rolling stock) are directionally guided by the tracks on which they usually consist of steel rails, installed on ties (sleepers) set in ballast.

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This point was afterwards met by an arrangement that the Government should pay interest at 4 per cent, on all new capital invested by the railways since August 4,on new lines, branches, terminals, equipment, or other facilities put into use since January.

From this the light railways were expanded to miles (1, km) of track, which supplied 7, tons of supplies daily. The ebb and flow of war meant that rail lines were built and rebuilt, moved and used elsewhere, but by the latter years of Passchendaele, Amiens and Argonne, light railways came into their own and pulled for the final victory.

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£ Almost gone. HEW STRACHAN ___ THE FIRST. The map above shows the "natural pattern" of the railways before the war started, with the darker lines representing double track railways.

In a light railway is used to haul ammunition, and a few riders, behind Canadian lines at Vimy Ridge. electrically-lit, typewriter-book'. Some might want us to understand why they went to war.

British Railways Press Office British Railways in Peace and War. The story of WWII operations, issued by the wartime railway administration in Photographs throughout together with a centre page colour painting.

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A follow-up work was produced in as 'It Can Now be Revealed" (see separate listing). More Information. Author of Vehicles at War, Vehicles at war, and Railways and War Since /5. A clean tightly bound hardcover copy. Unmarked, gently read, showing gentle head and foot wear to the spine and edges of boards, while the dust jacket shows chips, tears and edge wear and rubbing to finish.

Browse and buy a vast selection of Military (WWII) Books and Collectibles on   A lot of specialist railway books are published in the UK. Two books called 'Narrow Gauge at War, Volumes I and II' about British military railways of World War One were published in the 's. I have copies of them, but not immediately to hand.

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Davies, With, thankfully, the demise of mass industrial scale warfare, the age of the railway war is over. Much blood was spilt on the tracks but railways will never again be called upon to be the engines of war. But virtually all the wars between the Crimean and the Korean were quintessentially ‘railway wars’.

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