Rail Atlas 1939-1945
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On the outbreak of war in 1939 the railways came under the control of the Railways Executive Committee, formed the previous year in recognition of the danger of war and the crucial importance of the rail network. This book presents 46 maps showing military, passenger and freight lines throughout the country, and how they evolved during the war years. It also contains listings of stations closed, lines requisitioned and other information about how the railways contributed to the war effort.