German Armored Trains
By Wolfgang Sawodny.
Color laminated hardcover, oversize 9x12 format, 428 pages, 1,000+ b/w images. 2010.
• the definitive history of German armored trains in WWI and WWII
• details on construction, armament, operations, personnel
• over 1000 images from a variety of war fronts
"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."