A photographic album on the special models of Magirus earth-moving machines and the Ford fire-fighting vehicles, completed with historical and technical details plus hundreds of very attractive pictures.
All the vehicles of the German border police. A photographic collection of all cars and trucks from the main makes, used by the army in its 50 years life: Auto Union, Bmw, Ford, Land Rover, Mercedes Benz, Opel, Porsche, VW, Borgward, Hanomag, Magirus, Unimog, etc…
One hundred years of toys and models of fire department produced in France: over 60 marques are rivals for the best toys maker leadership. Trucks, fire-pump, extension ladder, barracks and much more… march past here on parade.
Take an illustrated, historical look at the fire trucks that elevate water and firefighters via hydraulic platforms and ladders at a fire scene, the aerials. Inside is a comprehensive look at all manufacturers of aerials through text and captions that give you a brief overview of early aerials, then concentrates on the trucks in use today (1950 to 1999). Photos show fire trucks in action, in posed shots, and details of their equipment.
Follow the flashing lights and wailing sirens, grab a hand-line or a pike pole, and get ready to discover the up-close and on-the-scene action of the French fighting fire department! The author offers a colorful look at the many different types of fire equipment in use today, including pumpers, aerials and tankers, specialized rescue squads, foam and forest fire units. See them in the heat of the action!
Technical and historical profiles of the German fire-fighting vehicles, in alphabethical order from Bachert up to Ziegler, through the advertising material, documents and lots of images from the factories’ archives.
The MAN is the oldest German automobile industry, founded in 1840 in Augsburg and the most famous producer of firefighting vehicles. The book tells the complete story and the development of this great make including its cooperators and competitors.
Follow the flashing lights and wailing sirens, grab a hand-line or a pike pole, and get ready to discover the up-close and on-the-scene action of Fighting Fire Trucks! Larry Shapiro offers this colorful look at the many different types of fire trucks in use today, including pumpers, aerials and tankers, and the personnel who man them. Filled with details of specialized rescue squads, foam and forest fire units, and a full chapter on airport fire fighting. See them in the heat of the action!