War Trains: Global Railroad Action, Vol. 2 - Subvert and Destroy (1999)

Genres - History, Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Vehicles & Transportation  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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Trains have played a significant role in wars, serving as conveyances for moving troops, munitions, and supplies; rolling hospitals to care for and carry the wounded from battle; artillery stations; and strategic bases. This three-volume set chronicles their service to America, starting with the Civil War, and including World Wars I and II, Korea, and Vietnam. Archival film footage, photographs, personal accounts, and scholarly commentary tell the story of global railroad action. The second volume in the three-part series chronicles some of the outstanding missions on which the warhorses were deployed, displaying their awesome power as weapons of war.

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battle [war], strategy, train [locomotive], war