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Soldiers in the Woods: The U.S. Army's Spruce Production Division in World War One

Rod Crossley

ISBN 10: 0983197717 / ISBN 13: 9780983197713
Published by Timber Times, 2014
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Soldiers in the Woods: The U.S. Army's Spruce Production Division in World War One. In late 1917, shortly after the United States entered World War One, the U.S. Army established the Spruce Production Division as a means of obtaining, as quickly as possible, enormous quantities of Sitka spruce airplane-grade lumber for our European allies as well as our fledgling U.S. Air Service. In about one year, the Division was supplying tens of millions of board feet of lumber per month.Soldiers in the Woods is the story of the Division's Pacific Northwest operations, which virtually took over the Northwest lumber industry, built 13 logging railroads, three large sawmills, and put some 30,000 soldiers to work in the woods and mills.This 328-page hardbound Volume is packed with 300 rare photographs, illustrations, and maps.Contents: Building America's Airplanes, pp. 1-12; The Pacific Northwest, pp. 13-26; The Spruce Production Division, pp. 27-48; Cost-plus Contractors, pp. 49-58; The Division, pp. 59-82; Field Operations, pp. 83-98; Vancouver District, pp. 99-110; Puget Sound District, pp. 111-142; Grays Harbor and Willapa Bay District, pp. 143-174; Clatsop District, pp. 175-202; Yaquina Bay District, pp. 203-228; Coos Bay District, pp. 229-240; Supporting Division Operations, pp. 241-264; Spruce Production Corporation, pp. 265-280; Selling the Assets, pp. 281-296; Appendices, pp. 297-306; Bibliography, pp. 307-308; Index, pp. 309-320.Timber Times, hardcover with jacket, 328 pages, 8.5 x 11 x 1 in., 300 B&W photographs, maps and illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # tt713

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Title: Soldiers in the Woods: The U.S. Army's ...

Publisher: Timber Times

Publication Date: 2014

Binding: hardcover

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