Model Railroads Go to War is the only book that covers a large scope of model railroading wartime scenes. Written by veteran author Bernard Kempinski, it spans the American Civil War through Operation Iraqi Freedom. This guide provides detailed modeling information and historical insight, making it ideal an ideal choice for both modelers and history buffs.
It also includes:
• A rare combination of historical text and photos.
• Step-by-step instructions.
• Track plans that illustrate how to model a military railroad from various time periods.
Chapter 1: Railroads Redefine Warfare
Chapter 2: Beanpoles and Cornstalks: the USMRR in Virginia
Chapter 3: The Cracker Line: Civil War Railroads in the Western Theater
Chapter 4: Railroad Guns and Armored Trains
Chapter 5: Cambrai: the Trains behind the Breakthrough
Chapter 6: Arsenal of Democracy: American Railroads in WWII
Chapter 7: Cherbourg: Gateway to France
Chapter 8: Cold War and Beyond: Railroads in Modern Conflicts
Chapter 9: Rockets on Rails: Kennedy Space Center Railroad
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