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The Ordnance Department : procurement and supply

Author: Harry C Thomson; Lida Mayo; Center of Military History.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 2003.
Series: United States Army in World War II., Technical services.
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Describes how the War Department and private industry manufactured huge quantities of munitions and how the Field Service stored, catalogued, maintained, and distributed those munitions to the ports of embarkation.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomson, Harry C., 1912-
Ordnance Department.
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 2003
(OCoLC)784652761
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry C Thomson; Lida Mayo; Center of Military History.
OCLC Number: 53405948
Notes: Shipping list no.: 2004-0021-P.
No longer available for sale by the supt. of Docs.
"First printed 1960"--Title page verso.
Originally published: Washington, D.C. : Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army, 1960.
CMH Pub 10-10.
Description: xix, 504 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 26 cm.
Contents: Procurement planning --
Launching the defense program, 1940-41 --
The problem of requirements --
Artillary --
Artillery ammunition : preparation --
Artillery ammunition : production --
Small arms --
Small arms ammunition --
Preparation for tanks and other fighting vehicles --
Production of tanks --
Motor transport vehicles --
Spare parts for vehicles --
Inspection and statistical quality control --
Contract termination and settlement --
Field service : Legacy of World War I --
The new depot system --
Revision in the depot system --
The language of supply --
Stock control --
Ammunition supply --
Maintenance --
Conclusion.
Series Title: United States Army in World War II., Technical services.
Responsibility: by Harry C. Thomson and Lida Mayo.

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Describes how the War Department and private industry manufactured huge quantities of munitions and how the Field Service stored, catalogued, maintained, and distributed those munitions to the ports of embarkation.

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