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TRANSPORTATION ON THE WESTERN FRONT TRANSPORTATION ON THE WESTERN FRONT

A. M. Henniker

Publication Date: 1992
592 pages.
1992 photos/drawings.
17 maps.

Trim Size: 5 1/2
ISBN: 0-89839-179-2


 
Summary: This is a comprehensive account of the work & growth of military transportation, particularly railroads, on the Western Front. The author was sent to France in August 1914 as Assistant Director of Railway Transport and eventually became Assistant Director-General of Transportation. He chronicles the use of railways, canals, roads & docks in the transport of men, supplies and munitions to the front. A very basic reference work which is vital to an understanding logistics role in the combat operations during the war. A volume in the British official history set for ground operations in World War I. Originally published in 1937.