MLRS Books provide a reprint service for military historians and those interested in military history. We specialise in primary source material and accounts which are assembled from such sources. We also publish new titles of specific interest in the field of military history and military genealogy.
The aim of movement control is to procure transports, and once that transport is available, to ensure that the right thing gets to the right place. This is the story of how movement control developed during the Second World War. It is not as dry as the title suggests and makes good reading, while also shedding light on how tropical equipment got to the tropics and not to NW Europe!
One of the red book series produced after the war, this volume covers the Auxiliary Territorial Service (The A.T.S) from inception to the end of the war. Wherever the army went in the Second World War so too did the ATS - even to the United States. An important record of a service that was perhaps not accorded the recognition it deserved.
The invention of the internal combustion engine was a great stride forward in technology, but brought with it many problems. This volume describes the problems faced in supplying the British Army with its fighting, support and transport vehicles. Originally published as two volumes, but now in one consolidated volume. Part I looks at the common problems, Part II at unarmoured vehicles. With a wealth of statistical tables.This is one of the famour "Red Books" published by the British Army after World War II and so contains all relevant data on the subject with regard to that war.MLRS now pubish a significant selection of the series.
The Ordnance Corps of the British Army was only 2,500 officers and men strong in 1939, tasked with supplying army equipment to the Army. By the end of the war 131,000 officers and men were engaged in this monumental task. This is the history of the development of the Corps and its efforts to ensure that the men at the sharp end had the kit they needed. Complete with all maps.