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by Richard w.
Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
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by Richard w.
Wed Oct 23, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Cigarettes in accesory packs
Replies: 8
Views: 749

Re: Cigarettes in accesory packs

Reading WWII history I have to wonder if we would have won had they not kept our guys supplied with an enormous, steady stream of smokes. As an aside, I'm reading Anthony Beevor's book about the Ardennes offensive now, and he starts by describing the situation between the Normandy invasion and the l...
by Richard w.
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Whats your favorite item in a mre, any mre that is
Replies: 11
Views: 1323

Re: Whats your favorite item in a mre, any mre that is

The plain crackers are my favorite item. They are the best thing to go with cheese spread, peanut butter, or jam, and you can crumble them up and add to almost any of the mains to make them more filling. Especially good with stews and chili. I've never liked vegetable crackers and I hate the breads....
by Richard w.
Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Got a really neat book today regarding rations.
Replies: 2
Views: 750

Re: Got a really neat book today regarding rations.

The Army Quartermaster museum has a large excerpt from that book on it’s website.

The material is from chapter 1 only. What’s in the rest of the book?

https://old.qmfound.com/army_rations_hi ... %20Rations
by Richard w.
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: WWII Logan Bar - Is it real or fake?
Replies: 9
Views: 2145

Re: WWII Logan Bar - Is it real or fake?

Not calling anyone a liar, but it is very common in militaria collecting circles to claim that something was recently "found in a barn in Normandy" to sex up a sales post for deep-pocketed American buyers.
by Richard w.
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: WWII Logan Bar - Is it real or fake?
Replies: 9
Views: 2145

Re: WWII Logan Bar - Is it real or fake?

Stilgarius wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:05 am
Yes, 2 ounces and even 1 ounces bars were a real thing.
2 ounces D-Bar + 2 ounces mold:
The mold is fantastic. Thanks for the information.
by Richard w.
Sun Sep 15, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: MRE entree Beef Goulash
Replies: 3
Views: 1610

Re: MRE entree Beef Goulash

Of course there's no accounting for individual tastes, but I ate an Asian Beef main on Friday and enjoyed it.

Only thing it was lacking was hot sauce. I'll never understand why they stopped including it with most of the meals. Would gladly trade all the milkshakes for it to return.
by Richard w.
Sun Sep 15, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: WWII Logan Bar - Is it real or fake?
Replies: 9
Views: 2145

Re: WWII Logan Bar - Is it real or fake?

Did Logan Bars even come in a 2 oz. Size?

I've only ever heard of a 4 oz. portion.