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Excerpt from The Ordnance Department: On Beachhead and Battlefront
In presenting this story of Ordnance in the overseas theaters, Mrs. Mayo has concentrated logically on Ordnance at the level of the army headquarters, for from this level munitions and fighting equipment ﬂowed directly to the user. While giving some attention to all theaters involved in the global story of Ordnance administration, she has concentrated on the three main theaters as representative of the problems, the improvisations, the shortcomings, the achieve ments worldwide.
From the dispatch of the first American observers to embattled Britain in 1941 to the last gunshots on Pacific islands in 1945, it is an exciting story as befits the vital contribution of the tools of war to success or failure in battle.
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bound: 550 pages
publisher: Forgotten Books (May 13, 2017)
isbn: 0259211303, 978-0259211303,
weight: 1.6 pounds (