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New Vanguard 140: Armored Trains (New Vanguard) (New Vanguard #140)

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First seen during the American Civil War and later appearing in the Franco-Prussian War and the Anglo-Boer Wars, the armored train came to prominence on the Eastern Front during World War I. It was also deployed during the Russian Civil War and the technology traveled east into the Chinese Civil War, and the subsequent war with Japan. It saw service on the Russian Front in...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published July 19th 2011 by Osprey Publishing (first published January 22nd 2008)
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Singleton Mosby
This was a nice little book to read but more because of the subject and the fantastic illustrations then the contents. There is a lot of history of Armoured Trains to be found but I think the author missed out on many a thing. The author does not go into detail how these trains were used on the battlefield in strategic and tactical situations, it says nothing about how they were opperated whatsoever and there's more to be missed.
Still it was a nice introduction to the subject and I am sure to b...more
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