This Is What’s It’s Like to Eat a 76 Year-Old US Army Field Ration From World War II

(via) Youtube user Steve1989 has a special food passion that I can’t really fathom, but it nevertheless results in rather compelling food reviews…

This specific WW2 C Ration Dinner B unit was produced for the month of March 1943. It’s not just your average well-stored Dinner unit with biscuits, candy, lemonade, and sugar. It has one extra morale-boosting component that makes it the first generation of it’s kind. The first C Ration cigarette…

It’s crazy that it’s all so well preserved. Even so, I don’t think I’d be able to stomach trying any of it. Not even the cigarette!

Originally published in Scout

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