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Battlefield medicineCombat medicField hospitalMilitary logisticsRoyal Canadian Army Service CorpsRoyal New Zealand Army Ordnance CorpsUnited States Army Ambulance ServiceMonkton Farleigh
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2nd Field Ambulance (Australia)11th Field Ambulance (Australia)Allied logistics in the Burma campaignAustralian Army Postal CorpsIndian Army Dental CorpsLogistics support to the International Force East Timor
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Aeromedical evacuationArmy engineering maintenanceArmy Postal Service (India)Australian Army Transportation CorpsBritish logistics in the Second Boer WarCedric Stanton HicksLine of communicationMedical Corps (Ireland)Medical Corps (Israel)Medical evacuationMilitary medicineRegimental Aid PostRoyal Australian Electrical and Mechanical EngineersRoyal Australian Army Service CorpsRoyal Logistic CorpsRoyal New Zealand Army Logistic RegimentSea lines of communicationSouth African Medical ServiceTransport Corps (Ireland)Hadfield-Spears Ambulance UnitDanish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization
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British logistics in the Second Boer War
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6 Medical Battalion GroupArmed Forces Recipe ServiceArmy Medical Corps (India)Army Ordnance Corps (India)Australian Army Catering CorpsArmy Medical Service (Germany)Carrier CorpsMessOrdnance Corps (United States Army)Royal Australian Corps of TransportRoyal Australian Army Ordnance CorpsRoyal Canadian Medical ServiceSouth African Military Health ServiceUnited States military rationMonkton Farleigh
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  • Duffett, Rachel (2015). The Stomach for Fighting: Food and the Soldiers of the Great War. Manchester: Manchester University Press. ISBN 978-0-7190-9987-8.
  • Hess, Early (2017). Civil War Logistics: A Study of Military Transportation. LSU Press. ISBN 9780807167526.
  • Gropman, Alan, ed. (1997). The Big 'L': American Logistics in World War II. National Defense University Press. pp. 265–92.
  • Huston, James A. (1966). The Sinews of War: Army Logistics, 1775–1953. United States Army.
  • Kress, Moshe (2015). Operational Logistics: The Art and Science of Sustaining Military Operations (2nd ed.). Springer. ISBN 9783319226743.
  • Stone, Trevor (2017). Sustaining Air Power: Royal Air Force Logistics Since 1918. Fonthill. ISBN 978-1-78155-635-1.
  • Thorpe, George C. (1917). Pure Logistics: The Science of War Preparation. Kansas City, Mo.: Franklin Hudson Pub. Co. OCLC 6109722.