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The Indian Motorcycle at War and Peace: Indian Military Model 741-B in Pictures Third Edition
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The Indian Motorcycle at War and Peace: Indian Military Model 741-B in Pictures Third Edition
By Lars-Gunnar Ivarsson
Motorcycles: general interest, Interest age: from c 11 years
264 pages • English • 2018

About the book

When you look at an Indian 741 B Military motorcycle you are witness to another world. It`s a time machine from the most brutal and crucial period of the 20th century. Within the pages of this book you`ll witness war and see the battlefield the 741 was designed to fight on: deserts, tropics and muddy tracks in every combat theater. It saw shelling by German 88`s, was ambushed in the jungles of Burma, shot at by German snipers, took part in the battle of Monte Cassino and was there at the fall of Berlin. It`s compact and heavy like a goldbar, with a brutal sound like an ancient roar from the past. This book is in two parts: WAR followed by PEACE. The first part covers the service of the Indian 741 with the military in wartime. Included in part one are images from different battlegrounds such as North Africa, Italy, France and the Pacific. It also includes images of how present day owners preserve and celebrate the history of this iconic motorcycle. The second part, its usage in peacetime by police forces and in civilian form as a foundation for building twenty-first century versions of the Sport Scout, choppers, bobbers and even land speed record breakers.

Editions

The Indian Motorcycle at War and Peace: Indian Military Model 741-B in Pictures Third Edition
Pages
264
Measurements
170 ✕ 240 mm
ISBN
9789186921491
Weight
638 g
Delivery time: 7-14 workdays