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World War II Kitchen

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Vietnam Era Chow Line

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World War I
All kitchens in line and everybody makes themselves at home before a village, 1st Division
Nonsard (Muse) France
13 September 1918
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World War II
“Chow-line” at engineers base camp in mountains, Alcan (Alaskan-Canadian) Highway Construction
21 August 1942
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World War II
Crew of a new tank destroyer show their enthusiasm at the arrival of the rations truck with their Christmas turkey.  5th Army, Bisomo Area, Italy
1944
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World War II
Men enjoy ice cream made from their own homemade ice cream freezer.
Bougainville Island
29 April 1944
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Korea
Members of Task Force Indianhead set up hot coffee on the capitol ground less than 24 hours after the liberation of the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, Korea
21 October 1950
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Korea
SFC Arnold S. Scales (Richmond, VA) serves steak at the 43rd Transportation Truck Company, 8th U.S. Army, near Uijongbu, Korea
18 June 1951
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Korea
Men of Company A, 1st Bn, 19th Inf Reg, 24th Infantry Division receive their New Year’s Day dinner on the main line of resistance in the field.
1 January 1952
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Korea
The best bunker type mess hall in the Battery, 171st FA Bn, 45th Infantry Division, North of Yang-Gu
6 June 1953
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World War II
Three paratrooper buddies enjoy a quick lunch consisting of the emergency “K” Field Ration developed by the Quartermaster Corps
Undated Signal Corps Photo
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World War II
Enriched Quartermaster flour ready for Camp Croft S.C. distribution.  Staff Sergeant George M. Hamilton displays Quartermaster Corps Insignia stamped on each bag. 1942

WWI Field Kitchen
World War I Field Messing