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Unloading in a hold of a food supply ship

Unloading in a hold of a food supply ship

Men unloading crates of bacon from a supply ship. They have clearly just loaded the crates onto a pallet which is about to be lifted out of the ship by a crane. An officer is marking off the crates on a list. One crate is labelled, 'Supply Officer ASC.' The ASC was the Army Service Corps, the rarely acknowledged unit which was responsible for the transport of supplies throughout the war. [Or…