Logistical data 6 th Army Fall Blau

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Re: Logistical data 6 th Army Fall Blau

Post by Aida1 » 31 Jan 2023 13:40

" From Armeekommando 6 OQu
to OKH Gen.Qu

Day report for 4.11.42

1)General supply situation

See special report

2 a ) Ammo equipment of the Army 15976 to

b) volume of fire ammo(03.11) 433 to

c) fuel consumption : 445 cbm Otto 65 cbm Diesel
3
d) 1 VS of the Army 2730 cbm Otto 550 cbm Diesel

e)subordinated Grosstransportraum:

5616 to of which used 2099 to ;In repair: 2767 to ; parked trailer tonnage 750 to .

3) Stocks of the troop

IV AK s.Gr.W 30, l.J.G 55, s.J.G 85, l.F.H 45, s.F.H. 75, 10 cm K 33 ; 0,7 Otto,0,5 Diesel ; 7 TS, 0 TR
VIII AK s.Gr.W 25, l.J.G 60, s.J.G 80, l.F.H 16: full, l.F.H 18.: 55, s.F.H. 65 ,10 cm K 45 ; 0,2 Otto, 0,2 Diesel; 3 TS, 0,5 TR
XI AK s.Gr.W 15, l.J.G 45, s.J.G 55, l.F.H 75, s.F.H.95, 10 cm K :45 ; 1 Otto, 0,5 Diesel; 12 TS, 2,5 TR .
XIV Pz AK s.Gr.W 15, l.J.G full, s.J.G 65, l.F.H 70, s.F.H.75,10 cm K 25; 0,21 Otto, 0,2 Diesel; 8 TS, 94 JD 5 TS and 2 TR
XXXXVIII Pz AK s.Gr.W 40, l.J.G 70, s.J.G 35, l.F.H 45, s.F.H. 65, 10 cm K 22 ; 0,1 Otto, 0,1 Diesel; 11 TS, bread only 6 TS
LI AK s.Gr.W 21 l.J.G 34, s.J.G 33, ,lF.H 16 :35 ;l.F.H 18 :26 ; s.F.H. 38, 10 cm K: 15 ; 0,2 Otto, 0,3 Diesel; 5 TS, 0,5 TR

4) Stocks in Army depots

5650 to ammo of which
55 to s.Gr.W
20 to l.J.g
65 to s.J.g
190 to l.F.H
520 to s.F.H
160 to 10 cm K 18

No fuel stocks

5) Range of the rations in the AVL

vegetables 5,5 days of which to the west of Tschir 2 TS
fresh meat: unchanged
canned meat 1,5 days of which to the west of Tschir 0,5
evening food 1,5 days of which to the west of Tschir 0,5 TS
fat 6 days of which to the west of Tscrhir 1 TS
marmelade 1 TS
flour and baking material 15 days of which to the west of Tschir 10 TS
hard fodder 1,5 days to the rear
raw fodder 0 days

blocked stocks : F.Nr 470545(liquor) released for issuance

...
6) Delivery by train

in Dimitrijewka
F.Nr 62233295 26 EKW fuel

in Ssurowikino

F.Nr 496534 vehicles} for Sturmgeschutzabt 243
F.Nr 496535 vehicles}

in Mrosowskaja

F.Nr 7160328 28 waggons cattle


............"

to be continued

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Re: Logistical data 6 th Army Fall Blau

Post by Aida1 » 31 Jan 2023 18:38

"Telex
From AOK6/OQu to 1)OKH /Gen.OQu
2) Command center B OKH/Gen.Qu
3) chief of staff AOK 6

Point 1 of day report 4.11.1942

Firing as on earlier days.
No ammo trains arrived today.AOK anticipates 2 ammo trains on 05.11 in Tschir.
It is requested to accelerate the ammo trains that are moving up because a higher firing volume is to be anticipated from 07.11.
Fuel situation still unsatisfactory.
The need for lighting means cannot be covered from the stocks of the Army. Indreased allocations are requested."

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Re: Logistical data 6 th Army Fall Blau

Post by Aida1 » 03 Feb 2023 10:01

" From Armeekommando 6 OQu
to OKH Gen.Qu

Day report for 5.11.42

1)General supply situation

See special report

2 a ) Ammo equipment of the Army 15976 to

b) volume of fire ammo(04.11) 290 to

c) fuel consumption : 420 cbm Otto 65 cbm Diesel
3
d) 1 VS of the Army unchanged

e)subordinated Grosstransportraum:

5617 to of which used 2358 to ;In repair: 2571 to ; parked trailer tonnage 688 to .

3) Stocks of the troop

IV AK s.Gr.W 29, l.J.G 50, s.J.G 80, l.F.H 45, s.F.H. 60, 10 cm K 35 ; 0,6 Otto,0,5 Diesel ; 7 TS, 0 TR
VIII AK s.Gr.W 20, l.J.G 55, s.J.G 75, l.F.H 16: full, l.F.H 18.: 55, s.F.H. 65 ,10 cm K 45 ; 0,3 Otto, 0,2 Diesel; 4 TS,1 TR
XI AK s.Gr.W 15, l.J.G 45, s.J.G 60, l.F.H 85, s.F.H.95, 10 cm K :45 ; 0,9 Otto, 0,4 Diesel; 12 TS, 2,5 TR .
XIV Pz AK s.Gr.W 15, l.J.G full, s.J.G 60, l.F.H 70, s.F.H.95,10 cm K 28; 0,3 Otto, 0,1 Diesel; 8 TS, 94 JD 5 TS and 1 TR
XXXXVIII Pz AK s.Gr.W 40, l.J.G 65, s.J.G 35, l.F.H 40, s.F.H. 50, 10 cm K 22 ; 0,1 Otto, 0,1 Diesel; 11 TS, bread only 7 TS
LI AK s.Gr.W 17 l.J.G 28, s.J.G 35, ,lF.H 35 ; s.F.H. 30, 10 cm K: 20 ; 0,2 Otto, 0,3 Diesel; 5 TS, 0 TR

4) Stocks in Army depots

6380 to ammo of which
110 to s.Gr.W
30 to l.J.g
60 to s.J.g
590 to l.F.H
520 to s.F.H
230 to 10 cm K 18

No fuel stocks

5) Range of the rations in the AVL

vegetables 5 days of which to the west of Tschir 2 TS
fresh meat: until mid december
canned meat 2 days
evening food 1 days of which to the west of Tschir 0,5 TS
fat 5,5 days of which to the west of Tscrhir 1,5 TS
marmelade 1 TS
flour and baking material 17 days of which to the west of Tschir 14 TS
hard fodder 1,5 days to the rear
raw fodder 0 days

blocked stocks : F.Nr 470545(liquor) released for issuance

...
6) Delivery by train

in Tschir
F.Nr 475080 29 waggons ammo
F.Nr 451090 28 waggons ammo
F.Nr 7126001 30 waggons ammo
F.Nr 6970013 31 waggons potatoes
F.nr 7160280 33 waggons vegetables

in Porschin
F.Nr 6223337 27 EKW fuel

in Mrosowskaja

F.Nr 7160330 28 waggons cattle
F;Nr 443049 35 waggons communications equipment
F.Nr 6223293 EKW fuel for Staff Don

in Tinguta
F.Nr 478173 22 waggons ammo


............"

to be continued

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Re: Logistical data 6 th Army Fall Blau

Post by Aida1 » 03 Feb 2023 19:13

"Telex
From AOK6/OQu to 1)OKH /Gen.OQu
2) Command center B OKH/Gen.Qu
3) chief of staff AOK 6

Point 1 of day report 5.11.1942

Low firing.
Ammo inflow was good. AOK anticipates also in the next days with a satisfactory arrival of ammo trains.
Fuel situation unchanged.
Food situation tight.The Army requests urgent and quick moving up of food trains as the stocks of the Army are depleted."

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Re: Logistical data 6 th Army Fall Blau

Post by Aida1 » 05 Feb 2023 09:48

" From Armeekommando 6 OQu
to OKH Gen.Qu

Day report for 6.11.42

1)General supply situation

See special report

2 a ) Ammo equipment of the Army 15976 to

b) volume of fire ammo(05.11) 360 to

c) fuel consumption : 425 cbm Otto 60 cbm Diesel

d))subordinated Grosstransportraum:

5617 to of which used 2358 to ;In repair: 2571 to ; parked trailer tonnage 668 to .

3) Stocks of the troop

IV AK s.Gr.W 28, l.J.G 55, s.J.G 75, l.F.H 45, s.F.H. 55, 10 cm K 33 ; 0,6 Otto,0,4 Diesel ; 7 TS, 0 TR
VIII AK s.Gr.W 15, l.J.G 55, s.J.G 75, l.F.H 16: full, l.F.H 18.: 55, s.F.H. 65 ,10 cm K 45 ; 0,3 Otto, 0,3 Diesel; 5 TS,1 TR
XI AK s.Gr.W 16, l.J.G 45, s.J.G 55, l.F.H 85, s.F.H.95, 10 cm K :45 ; 0,8 Otto, 0,5 Diesel; 15 TS, 384 ID only 7 TS; 2,5 TR .
XIV Pz AK s.Gr.W 14, l.J.G full, s.J.G 60, l.F.H 80, s.F.H.full,10 cm K 30; 0,2 Otto, 0,1 Diesel; 8 TS, 94 JD 5 TS and 2 TR
XXXXVIII Pz AK s.Gr.W 35, l.J.G 60, s.J.G 30, l.F.H 30, s.F.H. 95, 10 cm K 22 ; 0,1 Otto, 0,1 Diesel; 10 TS, bread only 5 TS
LI AK s.Gr.W 13 l.J.G 222, s.J.G 26, ,lF.H 30 ; s.F.H. 30, 10 cm K: 16 ; 0,3 Otto, 0,2 Diesel; 6 TS, 0,5 TR

4) Stocks in Army depots

7520 to ammo of which
150 to s.Gr.W
75 to l.J.g
80 to s.J.g
1110 to l.F.H
605 to s.F.H
280 to 10 cm K 18

No fuel stocks

5) Range of the rations in the AVL

vegetables 7 days of which to the west of Tschir 2,5 TS
fresh meat: unchanged
canned meat 1 days of which to the rear 0,5 TS
evening food 1,5 days of which to the rear 1 TS
fat 8 days of which to the rear 2 TS
flour and baking material 16 days of which to rear 10 TS
hard fodder 1 TS to the rear
raw fodder 0 days

6) Delivery by train

in Tschir
F.Nr 494129 32 waggons ammo
F.Nr 478213 30 waggons ammo
F.Nr 415150 280 waggons flour
in Porschin
F.Nr 6223337 25 EKW fuel

In Tschernyschkow

F.Nr 7160204 27 waggons potatoes

............"

to be continued

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Re: Logistical data 6 th Army Fall Blau

Post by Aida1 » 06 Feb 2023 19:08

"Telex
From AOK6/OQu to 1)OKH /Gen.OQu
2) Command center B OKH/Gen.Qu
3) chief of staff AOK 6

Point 1 of day report 6.11.1942

Low firing.
By the arrival of further ammo trains,the ammo situation of the Army is sufficient.
Fuel inflow still insufficient. In october daily only 456 cbm were delivered instread of the allocated daily contingent of 850 cbm.
Considerable deficiency in Diesel, motor and transmission oil. At motor and transmission oil requests , only low additional quantities of motor oil were allocated until now, which did not cover the demand. Need of motor oil is 6-8%.
Delivery of food is urgent. Troop has to rely now on its partially only low stocks.
Fodder trains with unbagged corn make the distribution and delivery to the troop considerably more difficult.
Since 6.11 strong rainfall. Column traffic already considerably hampered. By the deployment of tractor means and a the setting up of a ferry service at Rytschow , the Army will maintain the performance of the transshipment Tschir-Loshki on the former level. To reinforce the performance of the line Loshki-Gumrak , 4 pairs of rail tractors are expected on 7.11 in Tschir."

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Re: Logistical data 6 th Army Fall Blau

Post by Aida1 » 07 Feb 2023 09:24

" From Armeekommando 6 OQu
to OKH Gen.Qu

Day report for 7.11.42

1)General supply situation

See special report

2 a ) Ammo equipment of the Army 15976 to

b) volume of fire ammo(06.11) 285 to

c) fuel consumption : 395 cbm Otto 60 cbm Diesel

d))subordinated Grosstransportraum:

5631 to of which used 2181 to ;In repair: 2773 to ; parked trailer tonnage 677 to .

3) Stocks of the troop

IV AK s.Gr.W 35, l.J.G 45, s.J.G 75, l.F.H 55, s.F.H. 70, 10 cm K 33 ; 0,6 Otto,0,4 Diesel ; 9 TS, 0 TR
VIII AK s.Gr.W 30, l.J.G 55, s.J.G 70, l.F.H 16: full, l.F.H 18.: 60, s.F.H. 55 ,10 cm K 45 ; 0,3 Otto, 0,2 Diesel; 6 TS,1 TR
XI AK s.Gr.W 20, l.J.G 55, s.J.G 60, l.F.H 95, s.F.H.95, 10 cm K :45 ; 0,8 Otto, 0,4 Diesel; 15 TS, 384 ID only 6 TS; 2,5 TR .
XIV Pz AK s.Gr.W 15, l.J.G 95, s.J.G 55, l.F.H 90, s.F.H.full,10 cm K 38; 0,2 Otto, 0,1 Diesel; 9 TS, 94 JD 4 TS and 2 TR
XXXXVIII Pz AK s.Gr.W 35, l.J.G 60, s.J.G 45, l.F.H 45, s.F.H. 22, 10 cm K 22 ; 0,2 Otto, 0,1 Diesel; 11 TS, bread only 7 TS
LI AK s.Gr.W 12 l.J.G 18, s.J.G 25, ,lF.H 16: 50 ;l.F.H 18:35 ; s.F.H. 25, 10 cm K: 26 ; 0,3 Otto, 0,2 Diesel; 5 TS, 0,5 TR

4) Stocks in Army depots

6960 to ammo of which
80 to s.Gr.W
25 to l.J.g
50 to s.J.g
580 to l.F.H
420 to s.F.H
140 to 10 cm K 18

No fuel stocks

5) Range of the rations in the AVL

vegetables 4 days of which to the rear 2 TS
fresh meat: unchanged
canned meat 1,5 days of which to the rear 1 TS
evening food 2 days of which to the rear 2 TS
fat 6,5 days of which to the rear 3 TS
baking material 14 days of which to rear 10 TS
hard fodder 1 TS to the rear
raw fodder 0 days

6) Delivery by train

in Tschir
F.Nr 472054 26 waggons ammo
F.Nr 7160203 31 waggons potatoes
F.Nr 496357 27 waggons fuel

In Tschernyschkow

F.Nr 7160205 26 waggons potatoes

in Millerowo
(after report for 5.11)
F.Nr 421057 30 waggons barley

............"

to be continued

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Re: Logistical data 6 th Army Fall Blau

Post by Aida1 » 07 Feb 2023 09:28

"Telex
From AOK6/OQu to 1)OKH /Gen.OQu
2) Command center B OKH/Gen.Qu
3) chief of staff AOK 6

Point 1 of day report 7.11.1942

Ammo firing unchanged.
Train inflow insufficient because of disruption on the rail line at Morosowskaja. Fuel and food situation still tight.
Roads driveable again because of start of frost.
Column traffic undisturbed....."

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Re: Logistical data 6 th Army Fall Blau

Post by dgfred » 07 Feb 2023 15:58

Hey Aida. 'if' a withdrawal (retreat) is planned at this time... would it be possible?

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Re: Logistical data 6 th Army Fall Blau

Post by Aida1 » 07 Feb 2023 17:51

dgfred wrote:
07 Feb 2023 15:58
Hey Aida. 'if' a withdrawal (retreat) is planned at this time... would it be possible?
Slow, because of the lack of fuel.

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Re: Logistical data 6 th Army Fall Blau

Post by Aida1 » 08 Feb 2023 09:01

" From Armeekommando 6 OQu
to OKH Gen.Qu

Day report for 8.11.42

1)General supply situation

See special report

2 a ) Ammo equipment of the Army unchanged

b) volume of fire ammo(07.11) 310 to

c) fuel consumption : 380 cbm Otto 50 cbm Diesel

d))subordinated Grosstransportraum:

Unchanged

3) Stocks of the troop

IV AK s.Gr.W 35, l.J.G 50, s.J.G 80, l.F.H 70, s.F.H. 65, 10 cm K 35 ; 0,5 Otto,0,4 Diesel ; 8 TS, 1 TR
VIII AK s.Gr.W 35, l.J.G 55, s.J.G 70, l.F.H 16: full, l.F.H 18.: 70, s.F.H. 65 ,10 cm K 45 ; 0,3 Otto, 0,2 Diesel; 6 TS,1 TR
XI AK s.Gr.W 20, l.J.G 55, s.J.G 55, l.F.H 80, s.F.H.95, 10 cm K :45 ; 0,6 Otto, 0,3 Diesel; 14 TS, 384 ID only 7 TS; 3 TR .
XIV Pz AK s.Gr.W 40, l.J.G full, s.J.G 70, l.F.H full, s.F.H.full,10 cm K 40; 0,2 Otto, 0,1 Diesel; 8 TS, 3 JD(mot) however 11 TS
XXXXVIII Pz AK s.Gr.W 34, l.J.G 45, s.J.G 45, l.F.H 40, s.F.H. 85, 10 cm K 22 ; 0,1 Otto, 0,1 Diesel; 10 TS, bread only 6 TS
LI AK s.Gr.W 14 l.J.G 15, s.J.G 21, ,lF.H 16: 40 ;l.F.H 18: 25 ; s.F.H. 28, 10 cm K: 32 ; 0,2 Otto, 0,1 Diesel; 5 TS, 0,5 TR

4) Stocks in Army depots

6250 to ammo of which
130 to s.Gr.W
20 to l.J.g
35 to s.J.g
490 to l.F.H
320 to s.F.H
120 to 10 cm K 18

No fuel stocks

5) Range of the rations in the AVL

vegetables 6 days of which to the rear 2,5 TS
fresh meat: unchanged
canned meat 2 days of which to the rear 1 TS
evening food 1,5 TS to the rear 2 TS
fat 6,5 days of which to the rear 3 TS
baking material 15 days of which to rear 10 TS
hard fodder 1 TS to the rear
raw fodder 0 days

6) Delivery by train

in Tschir

F.Nr 6970125 27 waggons potatoes


............"

to be continued

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Re: Logistical data 6 th Army Fall Blau

Post by Aida1 » 08 Feb 2023 09:11

"Telex
From AOK6/OQu to 1)OKH /Gen.OQu
2) Command center B OKH/Gen.Qu
3) chief of staff AOK 6

Point 1 of day report 8.11.1942

Low firing.
Because of new disruptions on the line Belaja Kalitwa- Tschir, the train inflow was fully insufficient. Fuel and food did not arrive yet. Fuel situation tight through this, food situation not better yet.
The urgently needed inflow of ammo trains needed to fill up the units allocated to Stalingrad suffers considerable delays because of this.
Fast delivery of s.F.H and s.J.G especially urgent.
Because of considerable cold , the fast bringung up of coal and firewood is necessary to maintain the resistance of the Army."

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Re: Logistical data 6 th Army Fall Blau

Post by Aida1 » 08 Feb 2023 20:48

" From Armeekommando 6 OQu
to OKH Gen.Qu

Day report for 9.11.42

1)General supply situation

See special report

2 a ) Ammo equipment of the Army unchanged

b) volume of fire ammo(08.11) 250 to

c) fuel consumption : 405 cbm Otto 50 cbm Diesel

d))subordinated Grosstransportraum:

5624 to of which used 2069 to, in repair 2809 to, parked trailer tonnage: 746 to

3) Stocks of the troop

IV AK s.Gr.W 40, l.J.G 50, s.J.G 75, l.F.H 55, s.F.H. 60, 10 cm K 35 ; 0,5 Otto,0,3 Diesel; 6 TS,1 TR
VIII AK s.Gr.W 40 l.J.G 55, s.J.G 70, ,lF.H 16: full ;l.F.H 18: 65 ; s.F.H. 65, 10 cm K: 45 ; 0,3 Otto, 0,2 Diesel; 7 TS, 1 TR
XI AK s.Gr.W 26, l.J.G 55, s.J.G 55, l.F.H 90, s.F.H. full, 10 cm K 45 ; 0,6 Otto,0,3 Diesel; 14 TS, 384 JD only 6 TS, 2 TR
XIV Pz AK s.Gr.W 45, l.J.G 90, s.J.G 65, l.F.H full, s.F.H. full, 10 cm K 50 ; 0,2 Otto,0,1 Diesel; 7 TS,2 TR
XXXXVIII Pz AK s.Gr.W 40, l.J.G 45, s.J.G 45, l.F.H full, s.F.H. 85, 10 cm K 60 ; 0,1 Otto, 0,1 Diesel; 12 TS, bread only 7 TS
LI AK s.Gr.W 19 l.J.G 20, s.J.G 22, ,lF.H 16: 40 ;l.F.H 18: 30 ; s.F.H. 30, 10 cm K: 16 ; 0,2 Otto, 0,1 Diesel; 5 TS, 0,5 TR

4) Stocks in Army depots

5860 to ammo of which
105 to s.Gr.W
20 to l.J.g
25 to s.J.g
430 to l.F.H
305 to s.F.H
95 to 10 cm K 18

No fuel stocks

5) Range of the rations in the AVL

vegetables 4 days of which to the rear 1 TS
fresh meat: until mid december
canned meat 0,5 days
evening food 1 TS to the rear
fat 3,5 days of which to the rear 1 TS
baking material 14 days of which to rear 10 TS
hard fodder 1 TS to the rear
raw fodder 0 days

6) Delivery by train

in Tschir

F.Nr 462136 30 waggons ammo
F.Nr 6970012 32 waggons corn

............"

to be continued

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Re: Logistical data 6 th Army Fall Blau

Post by Aida1 » 08 Feb 2023 21:03

"Telex
From AOK6/OQu to 1)OKH /Gen.OQu
2) Command center B OKH/Gen.Qu
3) chief of staff AOK 6

Point 1 of day report 9.11.1942

Low firing.
The train inflow was again unsatisfactory and was far from the demand of the Army. Only one supply train reached Tschir on the evening of this day.
The supply traffic was severely disrupted by continuing difficulties on the broad gauge track.
The Army tries to execute the necessary supply missions by using the whole column capacity and putting back other tasks.
Unloading of supply trains that are already ready to depart and reloading on columns leads to unavoidable delays in the delivery of ammo to Stalingrad.
Supply situation is tight because of the continuing difficulties on the main supply lines."

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Re: Logistical data 6 th Army Fall Blau

Post by Aida1 » 09 Feb 2023 09:10

excerpt from a message of 9.11.42 by 6 Army on logistical situation(RH 20-6/792 P108-110)

" II.Railroad and transport situation

The performance of the railroad from Lichaja to Tschir is at the moment ca 13-14 trains. The highest performance(18 trains) should be reached in the forseeable future.
From the 18 trains a day are earmarked:
10 trains for supply OQu
2 trains for the Luftwaffe
1 train for Kodeis
1 train for soldiers on leave from the front
1 train z.b.v plan
1 train for troop transport
1 train for rail coal
1 railroad service train

Of the 10 supply trains must be driven daily 2 hospital trains and 2 with field railroad material.
The Army anticipates that after finishing the field railroad and in case of lower numbers of wounded in winter, 2 trains more will be availble for it for the pure supply.
At the moment in the best case and at the highest performance of the railroad only 6 trains are available for the actual supply of the Army.
To cover the current supply(without stocking up) the folowing need exists at the Army:
ammo 1 3/4 trains
fuel 1 3/4 trains
flour and food 1 train
hard fodder 1 train
WiB 1 train (barracks,buiding wood, buiding material, obstacle gear,clothing etc...)

total: 6 1/2 trains

raw fodder: 2 trains
wood and coal: 1 train(to heat the accomodations

total: 9 1/2 trains

This results in the request that for the Army additional possibilities for the transport of supply goods have to be created.

Such possibilities are seen:

a) by ceding trains from the daily train contingent insofar that it is not to the disposal of the Gen.OQu
b) by moving supply trains to Tinguta and Millerowo whereby however reinforcing of the truck transport capacity is necessary to bridge over the long distances to these rail stations
c) by allocation of additional column capacity and the corresponding fuel to fetch supply goods with trucks from railway stations further to the rear with higher line performance."

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