You won't believe the incredible armored trains of World War I and World War II
|01/02/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Trains may seem pretty mundane in the 21st century when compared with jet aircraft.
These days, trains play a small role in transporting Americans. Things are a bit flashier in Europe and Asia, where they’re used for high-speed, comfortable travel.
This contrasts vividly with the previous century, when not just trains but armored trains were a vital piece of machinery in the two largest military conflicts of the era.
The armored train was first seen in the American Civil War, according to The Jamestown Foundation. But the battle-ready form of transportation came to prominence in World War I, when Russia used it read more >>>
Source : BusinessInsider.Com