744th Railway Operating Battalion Company B Roster

744th coB

Hospital trains in France - Railways in World War One

An American hospital train in Toul, France during World War I. Interiors of the train shows two African American cooks at work. They peep out of a train window and shake hands. A sign on the train reads 'US 5415'. US officers board the train. The train leaves. Location: Toul France. Date: 1918.

German Railroad guns in action - World War Two military train


Video from a captured German World War II propaganda film showing their huge railway guns in action firing on positions along the Maginot Line in the Verdun area during their invasion of France. Shows crews loading and firing the guns and the shells landing

U.S. Army Transportation Corps Trains and Railroads


Soldiers of the U.S. Army Transportation Corps learn to operate and maintain all types of locomotives. The Transportation Corps was established in July 1942 by Executive Order 9082. The Transportation Corps is a combat service support branch of the U.S. Army, and was headquartered at Fort Eustis, Virginia, but moved to Fort Lee, Virginia in 2010. It is also one of three U.S. Army logistics branches, the others being the Quartermaster Corps and the Ordnance Corps. The Transportation Corps is responsible for the movement of personnel and material by truck, rail, air, and sea. Its motto is "Spearhead of Logistics," and it is currently the third smallest branch of the Army.