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Pac.D769.2.M55 2017
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TITLE: The organization and role of the Army Service Forces / by John D. Millett.
AUTHOR: Millett, John D. 1912-1993, author.
SERIES: United States Army in World War II. The Army Service Forces
SERIES: United States Army in World War II. The Army Service Forces.
PUBLISHED: Washington, DC. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 2017.
DESCRIPTION: xviii, 494 pages : illustrations, charts, portraits ; 26 cm.
NOTES: "First printed 1954."
NOTES: Originally published: Washington, D.C. : Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army, 1954.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (pages 469-470) and index.
NOTES: Introduction. The choice of General Somervell to command the ASF ; Characteristics of the choice -- The creation of the Army Service Forces. The War Department and Army organization at the beginning of World War II ; The reorganization of the War Department --The role of the ASF in the War Department. The procurement and supply activities of the ASF ; Strategy and supply : early phases ; Strategy and supply : final phases ; Services for the Army ; The ASF and the OPD ; The Army Air Forces and the ASF ; The Somervell proposals for War Department reorganization
NOTES: The transfer of ASF activities to the War Department staff ; Further reconsideration of the role of the ASF ; Somerville's relationship with Patterson and Marshall -- The role of the ASF in industrial mobilization. The ASF and the WPB : early attempts to define responsibilities ; The ASF and the WPB : the control of raw materials ; The ASF and the WPB : the control of production ; The ASF and other civilian agencies controlling procurement resources ; The ASF and civilian agencies concerned with military supply and defense
NOTES: Procurement collaboration with the Navy ; The procurement role of the ASF -- Internal organization of the ASF. The technical services ; The service commands ; The evolution of ASF headquarters ; The management of the ASF ; The proposed ASF reorganization of 1943 -- Epilogue.
NOTES: Told from the point of view of the commanding general of the Army Service Forces (ASF), this study focuses on the organizational experience of the ASF, detailing the many controversies surrounding this administrative experiment.6
SUBJECT: United States. Army Service Forces.
SUBJECT: United States. Army--Procurement--History.
SUBJECT: United States. Army--Supplies and stores--History.
SUBJECT: United States. Army.
SUBJECT: World War (1939-1945)
SUBJECT: 1939-1945
SUBJECT: World War, 1939-1945 --Regimental histories--United States.
SUBJECT: Armed Forces --Procurement.
SUBJECT: Armed Forces --Supplies and stores.
SUBJECT: Regimental histories.
SUBJECT: United States.
ADDED ENTRY: Center of Military History, issuing body

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