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The Army Food Service Program: Then and Now

Glen C MorrisQuartermaster Professional Bulletin-Summer 1992 Ever since the U.S. Army drew its first "line in the sand" at Lexington, MA, in the days of the American Revolution, commanders have been responsible for providing their soldiers with quality subsistence in...

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Fresh Foods for the Army, 1775-1950

by Herbert R. Rifkind The movements of an army are necessarily subordinate to its means of subsistence; or, as Marshal Saxe expresses it, to considerations of the belly.--Winfield Scott The basic importance of wholesome food to armies and navies has been acknowledged...

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The History of Rations

Conference NotesPrepared by The Quartermaster SchoolFor the Quartermaster GeneralJanuary 1949 THE HISTORY OF RATIONS History has known feeding problems Long before Napoleon uttered his now famous words, "an Army travels on its stomach," much thought had been given by...

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Feeding Our Soldiers

By MAJ. Louis C. WILSON Q. M. C.The Quartermaster Review - May-June 1928 Overview of Army Rations from the Revolutionary War to 1928 FROM THE wielding of a club by the primitive cave man to the handling of modern scientific and effective implements of warfare by the...

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Operational Rations Current and Future

March 1963 Prepared by:Armed Forces Food and Container Institute1819 W. Pershing RoadChicago 9, Illinois Contents PrefaceIntroduction General FeedingStandard B Ration Ration, Small Detachment, 5 Person Meal Combat, Individual Special FeedingFood Packet, In-Flight,...

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