Transportation on the Western Front 1914-18. OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE GREAT WAR.

A most important contribution to the history of the war on the Western Front, describing the vital part played by transportation – railways, roads, clocks and canals. It reveals some of the main transport questions that arose and the organisation that was set up to deal with them, an organisation that combined a number of services into one single one called Transportation, under a Director General the first and best known of whom was a civilian railway manager sent out to France and given the honorary rank of Major General, Sir Eric Geddes.

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