The Rise of Rail-Power in War and Conquest, 1833-1914
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The Rise of Rail-Power in War and Conquest, 1833-1914

By Edwin A. Pratt
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Table of Contents
  • THE RISE OF RAIL-POWER
  • CONTENTS.
  • PREFATORY NOTE.
  • The Rise of Rail-Power in War and Conquest
  • CHAPTER I A New Factor
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER II Railways in the Civil War
  • CHAPTER III Railway Destruction in War
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER IV Control of Railways in War
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER V Protection of Railways in War
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER VI Troops and Supplies
  • CHAPTER VII Armoured Trains
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER VIII Railway Ambulance Transport
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER IX Preparation in Peace for War
  • CHAPTER X Organisation in Germany
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER XI Railway Troops in Germany
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER XII France and the War of 1870-71
  • CHAPTER XIII Organisation in France
    • Defensive Railways
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER XIV Organisation in England
    • The State and the Railways
    • Invasion Prospects and Home Defence
    • Engineer and Railway Staff Corps
    • Functions and Purposes
    • The War Railway Council
    • Railway Transport Officers
    • Volunteer Reviews
    • The South African War
    • Army Manœuvres of 1912
    • A Railways Executive Committee
    • 1860 AND 1914
    • Railway Troops
    • Strategical Railways
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER XV Military Railways
    • The Crimean War
    • American Civil War
    • The Abyssinian Campaign
    • Franco-German War
    • Russo-Turkish War
    • The Sudan
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER XVI Railways in the Boer War
    • Organisation and Control
    • Transport Conditions
    • How the System Worked
    • The Imperial Military Railways
    • Repair of Railways
    • Military Traffic
    • Miscellaneous Services
    • Armoured Trains
    • Ambulance and Hospital Trains
    • Transvaal Railways and the War
    • Development of Rail Power
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER XVII The Russo-Japanese War
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER XVIII Strategical Railways: Germany
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER XIX A German-African Empire
    • German South-West Africa
    • The Herero Rising
    • Railways in G.S.W. Africa
    • Military Preparations
    • Rail Connection with Angola
    • German East Africa
    • "The Other Side of Tanganyika"
    • Central Africa
    • The Cameroons, Lake Chad and the Sudan
    • The Cameroons and the Congo
    • Official Admissions
    • "Der Tag" and its Programme
    • The Objective of the World-War
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER XX Designs on Asiatic Turkey
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER XXI Summary and Conclusions
    • A.—Advantages
    • B.—Conditions Essential to Efficiency
    • C.—Limitations in Usefulness
    • D.—Drawbacks and Disadvantages
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Appendix
    • INDIAN FRONTIER RAILWAYS
    • THE DEFENCE OF AUSTRALIA
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
    • EARLIEST REFERENCES (1833-50).
    • WARS AND EXPEDITIONS
      • Crimean War (1854-55)
      • Italian War (1859)
      • American Civil War (1861-65)
      • Austro-Prussian Campaign (1866)
      • Abyssinian Expedition (1867-68)
      • Franco-Prussian War (1870-71)
      • Russo-Turkish War (1877-78)
      • Egypt and the Sudan (1882-99)
      • Philippine War (1898)
      • South African War (1899-1902)
      • Russo-Japanese War (1904-5)
      • Mexican War (1910-13)
    • Crimean War (1854-55)
    • Italian War (1859)
    • American Civil War (1861-65)
    • Austro-Prussian Campaign (1866)
    • Abyssinian Expedition (1867-68)
    • Franco-Prussian War (1870-71)
    • Russo-Turkish War (1877-78)
    • Egypt and the Sudan (1882-99)
    • Philippine War (1898)
    • South African War (1899-1902)
    • Russo-Japanese War (1904-5)
    • Mexican War (1910-13)
    • COUNTRIES
      • Australia
      • Austria-Hungary
      • Belgium
      • France
      • Germany
      • Great Britain
      • Holland
      • India
      • Italy
      • Russia
      • Spain
      • Switzerland
      • United States
      • AMBULANCE AND HOSPITAL TRAINS
      • ARMOURED TRAINS
    • Australia
    • Austria-Hungary
    • Belgium
    • France
    • Germany
    • Great Britain
    • Holland
    • India
    • Italy
    • Russia
    • Spain
    • Switzerland
    • United States
    • AMBULANCE AND HOSPITAL TRAINS
    • ARMOURED TRAINS
  • INDEX
  • Transcriber's Notes
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