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716th Railway Operating Battalion book

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I just got this book for the 716th Railway Operating Battalion, scored off eBay.
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It's also online: https://digicom.bpl.lib.me.us/...p;context=ww_reg_his
Company C of this unit was investigated by CID as entire trainloads of materiel were allowed to go 'missing', between D-Day and September 1944. Many of the enlisted men became riflemen and several officers went to Leavenworth.
I was very surprised to find out that included with the book, the box that it came in, which is also in very good shape. I've never seen one with a shipping box before, and now I know whose copy this is...


Lee Bishop Formerly known as "Ratchet 5" with the 2nd Infantry Division (yes, in REAL life)

US WW2 War Correspondent collector

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