US Army Military Railroad Operation In France - 1944

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US Army Military Railroad Operation In France - 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 06 Sep 2021 10:08

The attached article describes the operation of the US Army's 2nd Military Service (M.R.S) and several of its attached Railroad Operating Battalions in France during the 1944 period. The original article was printed in the January 20, 1945 edition of the USA magazine 'Railway Age’, Volume #118, Issue #3, which was the main USA railroad industry publication.

Due to the site’s limitation of the attachment file size I had to break up each page into separate attachments. This post contains the first attachment of the first page. I will post the remaining attachment to it and the remaining pages in a separate posts shortly.

Some of the content of this article was reprinted in General Carl Gray’s book about the US Army’s WW2 Military Railroad Operations titled 'Railroading In Eighteen Countries’.

I will place a duplicate of this post in this website's section ‘WW2 in Western Europe & the Atlantic’ shortly.
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Re: US Army Military Railroad Operation In France - 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 06 Sep 2021 10:11

This is the 2nd attachment for the 1st page

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Re: US Army Military Railroad Operation In France - 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 06 Sep 2021 11:22

These are the first 2 attachments for the 2nd page.
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Re: US Army Military Railroad Operation In France - 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 06 Sep 2021 11:25

This is the final attachment for the 2nd page.
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Re: US Army Military Railroad Operation In France - 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 06 Sep 2021 11:30

These are the first attachments for the 3rd page.
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Re: US Army Military Railroad Operation In France - 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 06 Sep 2021 11:32

These are last 2 attachments for the 3rd page.
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Re: US Army Military Railroad Operation In France - 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 06 Sep 2021 11:58

These are the 4 of the last 5 attachments for the last page.
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Re: US Army Military Railroad Operation In France - 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 06 Sep 2021 12:00

This is the final attachment for the last page.
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Re: US Army Military Railroad Operation In France - 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 05 Oct 2021 02:43

The attached article describes the operation of several of the US Army's Railroad Operating Battalions in France during the 1944 period. The original article was printed in the December 23, 1944 edition of the USA railroad industry magazine 'Railway Age’.

Due to the site’s limitation of the attachment file size I had to break up each page into separate attachments. This post contains the attachments of the first and second pages. I will post the remaining pages in a separate posts shortly.

Some of the content of this article was reprinted in General Carl Gray’s book about the US Army’s WW2 Military Railroad Operations titled 'Railroading In Eighteen Countries’.
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Re: US Army Military Railroad Operation In France - 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 05 Oct 2021 02:46

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Re: US Army Military Railroad Operation In France - 1944

Post by Richard Stone » 05 Oct 2021 02:48

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