Автор: Bromby Robin Название: Australian Railways ISBN: 0987403869 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780987403865 Издательство: Неизвестно Цена: 1319 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The nightmare of three different gauges, the daunting challenge of building railways across vast open spaces often with no water supplies, the follies of railway lines that were rarely used: all this is the saga of Australian railways, the sheer hard work and often suffering of those who gave their life's service to the railways. Brimming with anedotes and colorful stories. Australian Railways: Their Life and Times documents the old, the odd and the now forgotten. Complete with rare historic photographs.
Автор: Bromby Robin Название: New Zealand Railways: Their Life and Times ISBN: 0992595606 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780992595609 Издательство: Неизвестно Цена: 1319 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: New Zealand railway builders surmounted many obstacles: the terrain, a sparse and scattered population, two islands separated by an often stormy stretch of water, demands from every small settlement for their own railway line. But build a railway system
Описание: Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan and Fascist Italy all embarked on their Second World War plans of conquest without one vital factor: sound economies that could absorb and withstand the stresses of total war. In this groundbreaking study, Robin Bromby shows how all three Axis powers went into battle with seriously flawed economies, inadequate industrial capacity and deficient food security. When they invaded much of Europe and East Asia, the Nazis and their partners only compounded the problem: they had made few plans to manage their conquests and failed to harness captured factories and farms. It was a fatal flaw: their war plans were doomed. Despite the legend of a beleaguered Britain, that country was the largest economy in Europe, was soon building more aircraft than Germany