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It was designed and developed by the german aircraft engineer franz kruckenberg in 1929. The main emphasis here is on the operational history of german armored train units on the russian front. The days of hope, lyn macdonald, penguin books 1989 isbn. Schiffer german armored trains in wwii military history book. Poland is pretty convinced it found a buried nazi train, maybe full of gold articles about assorted topics relating to world war ii. Well assume youre ok with this, but you can optout if you wish. He is considered to be the expert on german trains, and every other source cites him.
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At the beginning of the 1930s it was known that the end of armoured trains was coming. An illustrated encyclopedia 18252016 is the first englishlanguage edition of the authoritative work on the subject. This new book is the third by wolfgang sawodny on german armored trains in world war ii, and presents all new information not previously discussed in his first two highly successful volumes. The series consists of a modular system of books, dealing in detail with the german armed forces ground combat units in world war ii.
German armored trains in world war ii, german armored trains in world war ii vol. Armored trains railroad artillery railroad troops railroad. Jun 26, 2017 armoured trains were heavily armed and armored trains operating the vast rail networks of europe, especially on the eastern front of world war 1. This is the second volume describing the various german armored trains used during wwii. Download leo niehorsters german wwii organizational series. Wolfgang sawodny is the author of german armored trains on the russian front 19411944 4. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read armored trains. In january 1925 this division was renamed armoured train training division. Starting with the first german uses of military armored trains in the early 1900s, the book continues through the world war i and reichswehr periods, to world war ii, the main focus of the book. Propulsion was by means of a pusher propeller located at the rear. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. German armored trains in world war ii, volume ii by. An armoured train built in 1933 was designated rinji soko ressha special armored train.
Polish, russia both red and white and other forces used armored trains in considerable numbers during the russian civil war. Then just to have some fun i did a little looking around for these trains in ho scale and wouldnt you know it, the germans make all of them, including rail guns and armored steam and diesel locomotives. I this book gives a detailed account of the types and employment of german armored trains during wwii. Armored train in action, 1915 painting by gino severini, museum of modern art, new york, via. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order 1toz. At the beginning of world war ii in september 1939, poland used armoured trains after the german invasion. It was deployed in manchuria with the 2nd armored train unit. The main emphasis here is on the operational history of german armored train units on the russian front, and includes many previously unpublished photographs. German armored trains in world war ii, volume ii book. Shown are soviet armored trains as used during the russian revolution, the. The occupation, conquest and invasion of the above nations between 1938 and 1941 meant that the german army in addition to its own inventory captured a number of czech and polish trains and in the first victorious rush of operation barbarossa would capture and utilize soviet armored trains as well. Both books have a summary and photo captions in english, for those who are interested in delving deeper into the subject. A short description on armoured trains and its history. Pdf german armored trains on the russian front download.481 478 108 1183 651 1365 1410 79 1115 617 1260 1293 850 1117 314 1095 1018 1048 846 1539 1011 515 428 1022 835 581 1392 101 177 1118 952 478 189 149 161 925