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Bibliography of Quartermasters at War

World War II CMH PUB 10-12-1: THE QUARTERMASTER CORPS: ORGANIZATION SUPPLY AND SERVICES, VOLUME I By Risch, Erna, 1904-; Kieffer, Chester L The U.S. Army in World War II: The Technical Services, World War, 1939-1945 --...

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Experience of an Infantry Division QM

Lt. Col. John E. O’Hair, QMC*(*Assistant to the Ground Quartermaster)The Quartermaster ReviewMay-June 1946   Having been the Quartermaster of an Infantry Division from the date of its activation in December 1942 until its inactivation in September 1945, I had the good...

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Quartermasters on D-Day June 6, 1944

Quartermasters hit the beach (Quartermaster Review Sept-Oct 1944) "No one seems ever to think a soldier in QM ever gets to smell any gunpowder, dig any foxholes, get into any fighting, go without food, mail and the like. Our QM outfit hit the beach on D-day right when...

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The Garrison of Gouvy

The Quartermaster ReviewMarch-April 1945   89th Quartermaster Railhead Company in the Battle of the Bulge 1944   On the thinning western flank of the Ardennes Forest, jammed against the Belgium-Luxembourg border, is the village of Gouvy.  Gouvy,...

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One Swell Job!

The Story of the 970th QM Service Company By PFC Herman C. Klein, Q.M.C.The Quartermaster Review – November/December 1945 It was a raw bleak morning on the 27th of February when the 970th QM Service Company sailed out of the New York harbor on the first leg of a...

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Mettle Without Medals

The Story of the 4009th QM Truck CompanyThe Quartermaster Review – March/April 1946 FROM the Normandy invasion to an occupation assignment in conquered Germany is a long and not uncommon stretch of duty for any organization. But when that duty is coupled with...

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HTD Mac Arthur’s Red Ball Express

by Major James B. Deerin, Q.M.C.Quartermaster Review January-February 1946 It wasn't until MacArthur's forces reached Luzon and were pushing rapidly down the Central Valley toward Manila that the need arose in the Pacific for long-distance, overland hauling...

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