10-in-1 food parcels were rations prepared for by the United States Army intended to provide one meal for 10 soldiers during and after the 1945 planned attack of Japan during World War II. The attack never took place, leaving an over-abundance of surplus food. Through the form of CARE Packages, the humanitarian group CARE provided a means to transfer the ration surplus to those starving in Europe. ...more on Wikipedia about "10-in-1 food parcel"
Meal, Combat Individual (C-ration) was the name of field rations issued by the United States of America from World War II to the 1980s. Each ration consisted of a canned entree, a "B2 unit" containing cheese, crackers and candy, a canned dessert, and an accessory pack. The accessory pack contained a P-38 can opener, mix for a hot beverage, salt and sugar packets, plastic spoon, chewing gum, a pack of four cigarettes and several sheets of toilet paper. Each complete meal provided approximately 1200 calories (1200 kcal or 5000 kJ). ...more on Wikipedia about "C-ration"
Chipped beef on toast (or creamed chipped beef on toast) is a foodstuff comprised of a creamy sauce and rehydrated slivers of dried beef, served on toasted bread. In military slang it is commonly referred to with the dysphemism "Shit On a Shingle" (SOS). ...more on Wikipedia about "Chipped beef on toast"
Dubble Bubble is a brand of bubble gum invented in 1928 by Walter Diemer of Philadelphia-based Fleer. In 1937, the gum went on the market nationally. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dubble Bubble"
The HOOAH! bar is an energy bar created by the United States military. It is provided to military personnel in Meals Ready to Eat ( MRE), Meal Cold Weather, and First Strike rations. ...more on Wikipedia about "HOOAH! Bar"
The K-ration was an individual daily combat food ration which was introduced by the United States Army during World War II. It was intended to last for a day and provided three courses: breakfast, supper and dinner. ...more on Wikipedia about "K-ration"
Meal, Ready-to-Eat (MRE) is a self-contained meal in lightweight packaging produced by the United States of America for its soldiers in the battlefield where organized food facilities are not available. They replaced C-rations in the early 1980s. ...more on Wikipedia about "MRE"
Tabasco is the trademarked brand name for a hot pepper sauce that is a well-known table condiment. It is made from red peppers (Capsicum frutescens var. tabasco), vinegar, and salt, and aged in white oak barrels. There are many other kinds of "hot pepper sauce" on the market, most of them similar to Tabasco, but Tabasco is by far the most famous. Although it is produced in Louisiana, United States, it is named after the state of Tabasco in Mexico. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tabasco sauce"
From the Revolutionary War to World War I, the United States army ration, as decreed by the Continental Congress, was the garrison ration which consisted of meat (or salt fish), bread, vegetables and something to drink (which in 1775 was supposed to be milk but which, in practice, could be an alcoholic beverage). ...more on Wikipedia about "United States army ration"
Military chocolate has been a part of standard US armed forces rations since 1937, and is issued to troops as part of basic field rations and sundry packs. Chocolate rations served two purposes: as a morale boost, and as a high-energy, pocket-sized emergency ration. Military chocolate rations are often made in special lots to military specifications for weight, size and endurance. A majority of chocolate issued to military personnel is produced by the Hershey Company. ...more on Wikipedia about "US military chocolate"
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