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Army Quartermaster Corps in
World War II

General Articles


Graves Registration

Petroleum & Water


Aerial Delivery/Riggers

Field Services

Remount/War Dogs

Clothing & Equipment

Division QM

Selected Quartermaster articles on the World War II Era

General Articles

Quartermasters on D-Day  
A collection of material on Quartermaster support of the  Invasion of France, 6 June 1944

The Lesson of Bataan
 1946 article on Quartermaster efforts to support US forces  in the Philippines before the fall of Bataan

Quartermasters on Bataan Performed Heroic Feats
1942 article on
support US forces  in the Philippines before the fall of Bataan

Quartermaster support of operations in Luzon, Philippines 

The Garrison of Gouvy
89th Quartermaster Railhead Company in the Battle of the Bulge 1944 

Leyte Landing 
Role of the Quartermaster Office, Base K in the retaking of Leyte, Philippines in Oct 1944

QM Prisoner of War
Experiences of Lieutenant
Joseph Goodman, captured in the Philippines in 1942

The QM School-Past and Present
Operations of the Quartermaster School at Fort Lee, VA in WWII

HTD MacArthur’s Red Ball Express 
Quartermaster Truck Operations in the Philippines 1944

Mettle Without Medals 
The Story of the 4009th QM Truck Company

Major General Robert M. Littlejohn Chief Quartermaster in the ETO

Pvt Watson; Medal of Honor World War II

Division Quartermaster

Experience of an Infantry Division QM
Infantry Division Quartermaster in Europe WWII

Travelogue of a Division Quartermaster
Part I
Part II
2nd Infantry Division Quartermaster in Europe WWII


Supplies for the Troops in Burma
The Quartermaster Review May-June 1944
Supply operations in the China, Burma, India (CBI) theater during WWII

On the Heals of the Assault Force 
 The Quartermaster Review March-April 1994
Quartermaster Service Company in North Africa & Italy in WWII

One Swell Job! 
The Story of the 970th QM Service Company WWII

Quartermaster Supply in the Pacific During World War II 
Quartermaster activities in the war against Japan

Graves Registration/Mortuary Affairs

Effects Depot
Operations of Depot Q-290 in France 

Graves Registration
search and recovery operations after World War II

Tragic History
Graves Registration recovery operations in the Pacific in World War II

Crosses at Normandy, June 1944

Mortuary Affairs Operations At Malmedy-
Lessons Learned From a Historic Tragedy

With All Due Honors...

World War II Graves Registration Photos

Petroleum and Water

Fuels and Lubricants for Johnny Doughboy 
POL Supply in World War II, The Quartermaster Review  May-June 1944   

Fueling Up for D-Day
WWII gasoline supply in England  in support of the invasion of France, June 6, 1944

POL on the Red Ball Express
Getting fuel from the beach to the front lines as U.S. Divisions raced across France in 1944

Refuel on the Move: Resupplying Patton's Third Army

Aerial Delivery/Riggers

Aerial Delivery of Supplies
Overview of Aerial Delivery in WWII

Air Supply on the Salween River Front
Airdrop operations in the first sustained Chinese offensive against the Japanese in WWII.

Improvised Aerial Delivery Container used in Burma

Flying Quartermaster-Bundles for Burma Boys

Bundles From The Sky

World War II Rigger Photos


The Food Situation in the European Theatre of Operations
The Quartermaster Review January-February 1944
Supplying food to American forces in Europe during WWII. 

Rations in Review
Colonel James C. Longino's address to the Army War College

The Army’s Food Program
Robert P. Patterson, Under Secretary of War

Food Service Program
Lt. Col. Ward B. Cleaves, Q.M.C.

Field Services

Laundry and the Tactical Situation
Operations of the 600th QM Company in Europe

Laundry Service in Italy
The Quartermaster Review January-February 1944
Laundry Operations in Italy in World War II

Clothing & Equipment

World War II Inductee Clothing Issue

Wet-Cold Clothing Team 
Winter-weather indoctrination during WWII for units headed for the planned invasion of Japan

Shoes and the Army
Robert P. Patterson - Under Secretary of War

Tailor to Millions

Remount/War Dogs

The Mules of Mars 
Article on the use of mules by the Mars Task Force in Burma in 1944-45

The Truth About War Dogs  
The Quartermaster Review  March-April 1944    

Quartermaster War Dog Program
Short history of Quartermaster dog training during and after WW II

Dogs and National Defense
Anna M. Waller
Study on the history of War Dog training and utilization during and after World War II.

QM War Dog Platoon is a Combat Unit

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