logistics

  1. AHC: make Imperial Japan having enough convoy to supply adequately its' troop in the Pacific and Indian Ocean

    One of the recurring weakness of Japan I always saw mentioned in the WW2 threads is the weakness of its' logistic preventing or making very difficult operations such as a landing on Ceylon or Midway (after an hypothetical victory) or even just providing adequate supplies to its' troop on the...
  2. Keynes' Cruisers Volume 2
    Threadmarks: Story 1642 November 4 1942

    11 miles south of Dili, November 4, 1942 Pork, that was all that he could smell. If he ignored the reality, he could almost remember his childhood fascination with the smoke houses that lined the tobacco fields of his coastal Carolina home. The infantryman walked carefully forward, past the...
  3. Theoretical WWII cross-channel air corridor logistics?

    Just as a thought experiment, I was wondering what the requirements for supplying the Allied Expeditionary Force in NW Europe during WWII entirely by air would look like, in terms of number of transports per division and overall. A WWII division might require 600 tons of supply per day, just...
  4. Where was most of the US industrial capacity during World War 2?

    Where did most of the mills, factories, refineries and assembly lines come from in the United States? What region of the United States shared more than a vast majority of their industry? For planes, trucks, tanks, artillery small arms, etc. etc... Which crucial cities were most responsible for...
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