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by specopsaust
Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Ww2 ration info
Replies: 6
Views: 1424

Re: Ww2 ration info

You can see a picture of the components of the ration in question here -
by specopsaust
Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:37 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Favourite Vintage International ration?
Replies: 9
Views: 1912

Re: Favourite Vintage International ration?

I have two - the Australian WWII Emergency Ration and the Operation Ration.

Image
by specopsaust
Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Ww2 ration info
Replies: 6
Views: 1424

Re: Ww2 ration info

It's a promo image, from magazine or similar, I have seen it before in this Australian rations group No, it's an image of an Australian commando officer who is enjoying his first proper meal after a three day patrol in the Ramu River Valley in New Guinea in October 1943. See https://www.awm.gov.au/...
by specopsaust
Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Ww2 ration info
Replies: 6
Views: 1424

Re: Ww2 ration info

It's a Type O4 Field Operation Ration. It's the one which came before the better-known O2 Operation Ration. The O4 was the world's first self-contained 24 hour ration pack - three K-Ration-style meal cartons in a tin. Unlike the O2 Operation Ration which replaced it, which had tinned main meals, the...
by specopsaust
Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Who makes the best reproduction WWII rations?
Replies: 6
Views: 1686

Who makes the best reproduction WWII rations?

Who makes the best and most accurate edible reproduction WWII rations?

Does anyone do it properly?
by specopsaust
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: British and Australian rations groups on FB
Replies: 5
Views: 1004

Re: British and Australian rations groups on FB

BTemple wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:33 pm
I haven't gotten a chance to review it yet, another idea always seems to come up and pushes it down the list. Haha
Well, after 75-odd years, at least you know it won't get any worse if you don't get around to reviewing it for a while ;-)
by specopsaust
Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: British and Australian rations groups on FB
Replies: 5
Views: 1004

Re: British and Australian rations groups on FB

Don't post that you plan on opening or reviewing any rations in the WW1-WW2 group though. I'm a member and was utterly lambasted when I dared mention that I would eventually review my WW2 British Emergency Chocolate Ration. Members went as far as saying that they hoped I got sick, that I must be a ...
by specopsaust
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: British and Australian rations groups on FB
Replies: 5
Views: 1004

British and Australian rations groups on FB

I guess there's a few members of the forum active on Facebook. Just letting you know of two very good FB groups related to rations, which are a great resource to compliment mreinfo.com's International Rations forum. I don't run or moderate either of these groups, but I actively post in them both. Th...
by specopsaust
Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: What do we have here? Canadian Forces Food Packet
Replies: 13
Views: 2564

Re: What do we have here? Canadian Forces Food Packet

1983 edition of the same packet discussed here - viewtopic.php?t=5591
by specopsaust
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: UK WW II Emergency Ration - What was inside? How to make chocolate?
Replies: 8
Views: 1511

Re: UK WW II Emergency Ration - What was inside? How to make chocolate?

Linked from the article i posted, 3 oz of Hershey’s Milk Chocolate chips or chunks. 1 oz of Table Sugar 1/3 oz of Nonfat Dry Milk 3 table spoons Oat Flour 2 to 4 drops Vanilla Extract Paraffin Wax as needed (Gulf canning wax works fine) 1 D Ration mold (Mine is a soap disk big enough to make 2 rati...