Motorcycles At War - Rare Photos from Wartime Archives by Gavin Birch
Motorcycles At War - Rare Photos from Wartime Archives by Gavin Birch
Motorcycles At War - Rare Photos from Wartime Archives by Gavin Birch
Motorcycles At War - Rare Photos from Wartime Archives by Gavin Birch
Motorcycles At War - Rare Photos from Wartime Archives by Gavin Birch
Motorcycles At War - Rare Photos from Wartime Archives by Gavin Birch
Motorcycles At War - Rare Photos from Wartime Archives by Gavin Birch
Motorcycles At War - Rare Photos from Wartime Archives by Gavin Birch
Motorcycles At War - Rare Photos from Wartime Archives by Gavin Birch
Motorcycles At War - Rare Photos from Wartime Archives by Gavin Birch
Motorcycles At War - Rare Photos from Wartime Archives by Gavin Birch
Motorcycles At War - Rare Photos from Wartime Archives by Gavin Birch
Motorcycles At War - Rare Photos from Wartime Archives by Gavin Birch
Motorcycles At War - Rare Photos from Wartime Archives by Gavin Birch

Motorcycles At War - Rare Photos from Wartime Archives by Gavin Birch

Regular price$49.00
/
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.

This is a second-hand copy of the book Motorcycles At War - Rare Photos from Wartime Archives by Gavin Birch. 

Condition: This copy is ex-library with all the usual stamps and stickers. It is well-read but in good condition with a tight binding.

Publisher: Pen & Sword Publishing
Year: 2006
ISBN: 9781844154081
Format: Softback
Pages: 144
Condition: Used (Ex-library) Good

Motorbikes were widely used by all sides in WW2 due to their agility, adaptability, and speed, A precious few survive today as rare collector's items. The author, who is the Photo Archivist at the IWM has unearthed images of all the major marques. Famous British names (Triumph, Norton, Matchless, BSA, Velocette, James, and Rudge) feature along with the bigger American machines from Indian and Harley-Davidson. German bikes have their own chapter with classics such as NSU, Zundapp, and BMW and include hybrid tracked motorcycles known as Kettengrad with some shots actually taken by General Erwin Rommel himself. Also covered are rare experimental prototypes photographed during trials and later in combat, the funnies of the wartime biking world such as the Airborne forces Excelsior Welbike (British) and the Cushman parascooter (US). Together this is a unique collection of two-wheeled images.

 

We charge a set shipping rate per order of $5 for regular domestic shipping and $10 per order ($5 extra) for rural delivery.

Orders over $100 have free shipping inside New Zealand.

Pick up from our store is available during business hours.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.


Recently viewed