Military rations are vital to any operation. An army travels on its stomach and nothing is more imporatant to military success than keeping the troops supplied with rations.
GI Joe 1942. Food preparation, or KP, is basic to Army life. Photo courtesy Joe M.
Today in WW II: 24 Nov 1944 First B-29 Superfortress bombers originating from Tinian, in the Marianas, raid Tokyo, 1550 miles away.
Military Rations, MREs & Food
This Olive-Drab.com section has separate pages covering the military food supply, combat rations, ranging from the canned rations of World War II, Korea and Vietnam to the modern Meals, Ready to Eat (MRE) and HooAH! Bar:
Field food distribution point for Lt. General Walter Kreuger's Third Army,
during Louisiana Maneuvers, 1942.
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