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by elandil
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: mre not on mreinfo?
Replies: 9
Views: 2805

Re: mre not on mreinfo?

with the brown bag items, it honestly depends on where/who it was from. Some did keep the military accessory pack, some substituted it. Unfortunately, there's no real records from the time and most of the info we do know is being compiled from anecdotal and other references.
by elandil
Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: MRE Tips & Tricks
Topic: How I warm my MREs in the office
Replies: 16
Views: 7276

Re: How I warm my MREs in the office

Some of us can verify you can also put them over a car heating vent while driving and have a hot lunch when you stop... :wink:
by elandil
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: WWII - End of War Troop Transport Ship Newspaper & Welcome Aboard Instructions Scanned Original Documents
Replies: 8
Views: 3563

Re: WWII - End of War Troop Transport Ship Newspaper & Welcome Aboard Instructions Scanned Original Documents

Just right off Pic 3 is a M1 Carbine, and Pic 4 looks like a Lewis machine gun. But let me do some more research, especially on the howitzer in pic 1 and whatever's in pic 2.
by elandil
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: WWII - End of War Troop Transport Ship Newspaper & Welcome Aboard Instructions Scanned Original Documents
Replies: 8
Views: 3563

Re: WWII - End of War Troop Transport Ship Newspaper & Welcome Aboard Instructions Scanned Original Documents

not an expert, more intermediate...but I know a feller. Send the pics on and I'll see what I can find out.
by elandil
Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Metal Utensils In MREs
Replies: 9
Views: 2507

Re: Metal Utensils In MREs

Yeah, P-38 can openers were issued with k-Rations, C-rations and MCI's, but when they went to retort pouches with the MRE's they were binned. Troopers were previously issued a metal mess kit, and utensils, along with a metal canteen cup, but it was a general issue and not with every ration. Even the...
by elandil
Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Other US Ration Reviews
Topic: Type X Ration
Replies: 8
Views: 4786

Re: Type X Ration

Gonna play Devils Advocate here... just curious...but why is everyone focusing on ETO? Nowhere in the article did I see anything about where the items were being sent. I mean... Asia and PTO.....considering at the time we had troops on several Pacific Islands (Guam, Vanuato, Guadalcanal, the Solomo...
by elandil
Thu Nov 01, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: MRE Reviews
Topic: Menu 8 Meatballs
Replies: 4
Views: 2088

Re: Menu 8 Meatballs

Howdy Jen, Don't be afraid to toss some seasoning and spices on that stuff. Any flavor or enjoyment you can get out of a ration is pure magic. Cheers theres a reason hot sauce is included as a ration ingredient...and if you look thru most soldiers gear, you will find a lot of extra bottles included...
by elandil
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Is a case of 2002 MREs worth $30??
Replies: 1
Views: 970

Re: Is a case of 2002 MREs worth $30??

Yes