Quartermasters Corps (Outfitted to Fight)
National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 601/Room 1100
Washington, DC 20013-7012
0.25 cu. ft.: 2 boxes
This video history documents the research and development of the Quartermaster Corps during World War II, highlighting materials used to create gear for combat soliders in various terrains and weather conditions. Lt. Col. Edward L. Heller, U.S.A. Ret., discusses the Quartermaster Corps' inventive research and development work in an afternoon panel discussion with fellow veterans and quartermasters Steven Anders and Edmund B Gregory. Discussions focus on their experiences of combining new materials with innovative thinking.