b. During combat, higher headquarters establish- es at railheads and other convenient locations along the main supply routes, class III supply points where regimental vehicles operating along these routes are serviced with gasoline and oil. Vehicles operating within the regimental area are usually resupplied with gasoline and oil from the regimental class III
supply point which is established in train bivouac. Filled containers are point from class III supply points in company vehicles.
the regimental brought to this rear by service
c. (1) When practicable, gasoline and oil should be distributed at more forward supply points. When available, filled containers may be distributed to
regimental and battalion ammunition supply points, in order to refill vehicles coming to these establish- ments and to exchange filled containers for empty
Filled containers may also be meals are delivered to troops.
(2) Filled gasoline containers placed at supply points should be dispersed in several locations to prevent excessive loss by the explosion of a single bomb or shell.
d. Battalion and separate company commanders
are kept informed of the location and time ing of class III supply points established
of open- by the notified
sufficient containers are the distribution described
not available to pro- in c above, battalion
and separate company commanders dispatch one more company vehicles, with empty containers