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Railroads and rifles
Dennis E. Showalter
|Statement||Dennis E. Showalter.|
|LC Classifications||DD103 .S54|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||267 p. :|
|Number of Pages||267|
|LC Control Number||75017710|
As volunteer engineers for the Union army, the First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics regiment was made up of skilled artisans, craftsmen, railroad men, and engineers whose behind-the-scenes work was crucial to the Union victory. Charged with maintaining the Union supply line in the western theater, the engineers constructed and repaired a staggering number of bridges, blockhouses. railroad or railway, form of transportation most commonly consisting of steel rails, called tracks, on which trains of freight cars, passenger cars, and other rolling stock are drawn by one locomotive or more. However, there are other types of railways, including those whose units consist of single self-propelled cars, cable-drawn railways used to ascend steep grades, and monorails whose cars.
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Railroads and Rifles is a lucid and deeply researched account of the interaction of three key factors in the unification of Germany - the growth of the railways and their relationship with war, and the development of the breech-loading rifle and Krupp's rifled cannon/5(7). Railroads and Rifles: Soldiers, Technology, and the Unification of Germany Hardcover – January 1, by Dennis E Showalter (Author) › Visit Amazon's Dennis E Showalter Page.
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Showalter, Professor of History Dennis Showalter Archon Books, - Germany - pages. Railroads and rifles by Dennis E. Showalter,Archon Books edition, in EnglishCited by: Railroads and Rifles by Dennis E. Showalter,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7). Railroads and Rifles is a lucid and deeply-researched account of the interaction of three key factors in the Railroads and rifles book of Germany - the growth of the railways and their relationship with war, and the development of the breech-loading rifle and Krupp's rifled cannon.
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Railroads and rifles. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, A railway gun, also called a railroad gun, is a large artillery piece, often surplus naval artillery, mounted on, transported by, and fired from a specially designed railway countries have built railway guns, but the best-known are the large Krupp-built pieces used by Germany in World War I and World War r guns were often part of an armoured train.
World War II marked the zenith of railway gun development. Although many of the railway guns deployed at the start of the conflict were of World War I vintage, Germany's ambitious development programme saw the introduction of a number of new classes, including the world's largest, the 80cm-calibre Schwerer Gustav and Schwerer Dora guns, which weighed in at 1, tons and fired a huge 7.
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