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by Stef
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Military Videos
Topic: Documentary: Foot Patrol
Replies: 6
Views: 1776

Thanks! :wink:
by Stef
Wed Jan 06, 2016 3:36 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Xbox Live
Replies: 20
Views: 6070

Re: Xbox Live

"Stef"?!?! We have to dust off your account :mrgreen: Great to have you back on here :D Thanks Housil, I wasn't very involved in ration stuff the last months but I was still reading the forum ;-) I only play on PC, I never had any "modern" -box, only the tennis/brick buster one in the early 80's...
by Stef
Tue Jan 05, 2016 4:31 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Xbox Live
Replies: 20
Views: 6070

Re: Xbox Live

Hi Guys,
no one plays Epoch mod on Arma2 / Arma3 ? :P
by Stef
Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:56 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Military offroad trip
Replies: 10
Views: 2836

Re: Military offroad trip

nice, thanks for sharing!
In fact, in France also "chasseur" ("hunter") in a meal name means "with mushroom".
by Stef
Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:53 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: I might have made a mistake on eBay.
Replies: 16
Views: 4506

Re: I might have made a mistake on eBay.

Wow, square can, stamped label... the only time I ate one like that it was in the 80's! :lol:
by Stef
Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:55 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Name that Tune
Replies: 3
Views: 1063

Re: Name that Tune

Funny, I've never seen that before but it looks like a mix of "Space, 1999" and "Lady Penelope"(Thunderbirds) ! :lol:
by Stef
Fri Jun 21, 2013 6:22 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: French rations in Indochina & Algeria
Replies: 11
Views: 6612

Re: French rations in Indochina & Algeria

Hi, It seems that in the Arab countries they use water rather than paper on "that part" of their anatomy. The 1st time I was invited in an Arab family and had to ... well you see, I was very embarassed, I was looking everywhere for the paper before I saw a small hose with a shower head near the "thr...
by Stef
Wed Jun 19, 2013 9:56 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: French rations in Indochina & Algeria
Replies: 11
Views: 6612

Re: French rations in Indochina & Algeria

no, only the goats as usual... :wink:
by Stef
Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:44 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: French rations in Indochina & Algeria
Replies: 11
Views: 6612

Re: French rations in Indochina & Algeria

Hi, I remember I've heard a story about the French Muslim soldiers saying the US ration were Hallal because of the crescent mark on the cases. In Indochina, the French army was equipped with everything they could get and it sometimes looked like they’ve looted a surplus store :roll: In 1964 my fathe...
by Stef
Tue Jun 18, 2013 2:58 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: French rations in Indochina & Algeria
Replies: 11
Views: 6612

Re: French rations in Indochina & Algeria

Hi, the rations we had in the early 80's were similar to the Algeria War ones. The differences: they were called "T" (Temperate climate) or "C", "Chaud" (Hot climate), hard biscuits were issued separately, we had some gums and Vinifruit or Pomfruit fruit jelly packs. The Muslims (sorry "the soldiers...