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American Enterprise in Europe: The Role of the SOS in the Defeat of Germany

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American Enterprise in Europe: The Role of the SOS in the Defeat of Germany
  • by Randolph Leigh, Lt. Col., CMP, Historical Section, ETOUSA
    • Published in June 1945 by the Chief of Information and Education Division, USFET
The story of the Services of Supply of the U.S. Army in the European Theater during World War II. Covers everything having to do with keeping an army supplied with every conceivable necessity. Covers trucking, including Red Ball Express, railroads, replacement personnel, weapons, vehicles, rations, ammunition, medical care, mail, POWs, fuel, bombs, lend-lease, harbor facilities, bridging, airfields, canals, communications, and much more.

Contents
  • Hurry Up and Weight
  • Time and Tide on D-Day
  • The Storm
  • Brains and Guts
  • 3,665,505 Men on a Shoe-String
  • Up From the Riviera
  • Linking Up
  • Communication of Ideas
  • Butter, Oil and Shoes
  • Fire Power and Mobility
  • Gas Insurance
  • Medical Care
  • Morale
  • Reinforcements
  • POL
  • The U.K. in Retrospect
  • Columbus, We Are Here!

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