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Railwaymen in the war

Railwaymen in the war

tales by Japanese railway soldiers in Burma and Thailand, 1941-1947

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japan. -- Rikugun -- Military construction operations.,
  • Japan. -- Rikugun -- Biography.,
  • Nihon Kokuyū Tetsudō -- Employees -- Biography.,
  • Burma-Siam Railroad -- History.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- Japan.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Japanese.,
  • Oral history.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[edited by] Kazuo Tamayama.
    GenrePersonal narratives, Japanese.
    ContributionsTamayama, Kazuo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD767.47 .R35 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 286 p. :
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22611165M
    ISBN 101403932247

      Buy Railwaymen in the War by Kazuo Tamayama from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: Ed. Introduction. Over many years and from many sources Peter Bloomfield collected the names of staff employed by the NLR. It took a boost in when TNA listed in their catalogue all the names of those railwayman shown in the NLR Staff Registers, etc, RAIL /

    Great War Railwaymen celebrates the incredible technological and strategic achievement of this system, as well as the hardworking people behind the scenes who operated it. With a foreword by Michael Portillo, this book offers not only a loving account of the immense dedication and bravery of the thousands who ran the war railways, but also over. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. The coming of the railways in the 19th century had almost as profound an effect on the waging of war as the introduction of gunpowder. The mobilization and support of millions of men in the field - was a major step on the road to total war.

    About the book. GREAT WAR RAILWAYMEN. Britain's Railway Company Workers at War. By Jeremy Higgins. Foreword by Michael Portillo. Introduction by General The Lord Dannatt GCB CBE MC DL. PUBLICATION: Monday 10 th November ISBN: PRICE: £25 (pp, more than photographs) Now available from all major. Great War Railwaymen details the incredible achievement of the railways & railway workers during the first world war, exploring not only the vast infrastructure, but also those who operated it. UK: 5 Newburgh Street, London, W1F 7RG.


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