Engines of war: How Wars Were won and Lost on the Railways [Audiobook] download free by Christian Wolmar

Engines of war: How Wars Were won and Lost on the Railways Audiobook download free by Christian Wolmar
  • Listen audiobook: Engines of war: How Wars Were won and Lost on the Railways
  • Author: Christian Wolmar
  • Release date: 2012/2/8
  • Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781848871731
  • Rating: 9.26 of 10
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  • Review by: Kaitlyn Pedersen
  • Review rating: 7.56 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/13
  • Duration: 4H11M1S in 256 kbps (67.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-27
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, FLAC, MOD, MP3, WavPack, WMA, MPEG4, ATRAC (compression ZIP, CHM, RAR, TAR.BZ)
  • Total pages original book: 336
  • Includes a PDF summary of 32 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 25M33S (6.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Engines of War tells the dramatic story of how the railways revolutionized the nature of warfare, ushering in an age of industrialized conflict in which wars were fought on a previously unimaginable scale. From the moment of its first appearance, the 'iron road' not only rendered armies more mobile, but also massively increased the power and the deadliness of the weaponry available to them. Christian Wolmar's epic account - of how an invention that brought prosperity in peace-time metamorphosed in time of war into a weapon of death - is counterpointed by a wealth of human stories of personal endeavour and private tragedy. Embracing every major conflict in which railways have played a part - the Crimean War, the American Civil War, the First and Second Boer Wars, the two World Wars, the Korean War and the Cold War, Engines of War is awe-inspiring tale of industrial might and the transformative power of machinery.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Trains & Railways, Social & Cultural History, Railway Technology, Engineering & Trades, Military History, Military Engineering
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.90 USD
  • Dimensions: 115x170x20mm
  • Weight: 200g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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