THE WORLD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MILITARY MOTORCYCLES
A complete reference guide to 100 years of military motorcycles , from their first use in World War I to the specialized vehicles in use today.
Autore: Pat Ware
Lo sviluppo e l’impiego, in ambito militare, delle motociclette dall’inizio del 20° secolo ai giorni nostri. Descrive, in ordine alfabetico per marchio, oltre 200 motociclette con i principali dati tecnici, le stesse vengono illustrate attraverso 700 fotografie storiche e moderne.
Motorcycles entered military service in World War I, replacing the mounted despatch rider and mechanizing machine-gun and stretcher units. The conflict brought an enormous upsurge in the use of motorcycles in Europe and America. This comprehensive new book covers the lively history of the machines, highlighting the roles of military motorcycles, and how they have evolved. An A-Z directory focuses on 200 motorcycles, showing their diversity. Detailed specification boxes are featured for every motorcycle described. This expertly written book, with its wealth of rare and previously unseen photographs, provides enthusiasts and historians with key information about these diverse and multi-tasking vehicles.
700 foto a colori e in b/n
23 X 30