TITLE

Reign of the Railroads

AUTHOR(S)
Jordan, Jonathan W.
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
MHQ: Quarterly Journal of Military History;Summer2005, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p86
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the potential of using the railway system as a military tool. Background on wars that used railways to mobilize military troops; Role played by railroads in the Russo-Japanese War in the twentieth century; Phases of deployment called for the Schlieffen Plan, a military operation that envisioned a rapid mobilization of troops developed between 1891 and 1905 in Germany.
ACCESSION #
17042408

 

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