Often overlooked, the humble bicycle gave the soldier a cheap, swift and silent means of

Ward, Clyde
February 2000
Military History;Feb2000, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p12
Features the use of bicycle as an effective weapon of war. Profiles of celerifere and draisienne, first models of bicycle; Details on the United States 25th Bicycle Infantry Corps; Information on Germany's 1st Bicycle Company; Various uses of bicycles.


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