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At Tarlac and Los Baños, division trucks moving through these points picked up some rations, but most of the food stocks had to be destroyed. At Fort Stotsenburg, only thirty miles north of Bataan, evacuation efforts achieved better results, thirty to forty truckloads, consisting mostly of subsistence, being removed. Some gasoline was also saved, but most of it had to be burned. Perceiving the impossibility of sending all food stores to Bataan, General Drake on 27 December advised field force commanders by radio to build up their stocks, especially of sugar and rice, by foraging.
Yet in spite of Quinn's tireless efforts there were never enough trucks to meet military needs. The Philippine Army in particular suffered from the lack of these vehicles. When that army started mobilization in September, each of its divisions was assigned twenty trucks from Regular Army stocks. These trucks were still the only ones held by the Philippine Army when the fighting began. Both American and Filipino field commanders, uncertain how or from whom they could secure motor transportation and fearful that they would not be able to move their men and matériel, permitted their units to seize Motor 30 29 Drake Rpt, p.
1-3. 38 Drake Rpt, App. A, Rpt, Maj Thomas D. , App. B, Rpt, Col Frederick A. Ward, terson, Gasoline, Fuel Oil, etc. 39 ATS Opns; App. C, Rpt, Col Michael A. Quinn, (1) Drake Rpt, pp. 31-32. (2) Wainwright MTS Opns; App. E, Rpt, Col Richard G. Rogers, Rpt, Annex VI (Rpt of Opns of Luzon Force), App. Traffic Control Opns. 2, pp. 1-2. 40 At best they provided less than 2,000 calories as compared with the nearly 4,000 calories needed by combat troops. A few fortunate units could supplement this scanty diet with the food taken along during the withdrawal and never turned in at ration dumps, but such supplies were limited and lasted only 41 a short time.
The Quartermaster Corps - Opns... Against Japan by A. Stauffer