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German Armored Trains 1904-1945

German Armored Trains 1904-1945

Wolfgang Sawodny

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This new book is the definitive reference on this little known subject. 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. Detailed design, construction, and technical aspects are discussed, as well as analysis of armored train operations on all war fronts that saw them used: Poland, France, the Balkans, Italy, and their extensive use on the Russian Front. Also covered are the use of captured trains, noted personnel, and a history of each train unit.

Size: 9″ x 12″ | over 1000 bw images | 428 pp
ISBN13: 9780764335235 | Binding: hard cover