Sunday, August 16, 2020

An army marches on its stomach

 Attributed to Frederick the Great and Napoleon I.

From operational report, 266th Supply and Services Battalion (DS), period ending 31 October 1968.

Bakery output September 1968. Loaves produced, 473,166. Loaves issued, 480,566. Magic ovens?

“On 24 August 1968 the battalion assumed the mission of delivering 10,000 gallons of MOGAS daily for commercial vehicles operated by Equipment Incorporated and Philco Ford.”

One battalion delivering 10,000 gallons of gasoline each day to contractors.

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