[WWI] Diet of WW1 soldier was ellucidate SPAD 13 Internal fitting

Michael Kendix mkendix at hotmail.com
Sat Apr 21 09:19:54 EDT 2007


I think he was referring to the British soldiers' menu.  I think the Germans 
had a lot better facilitities in general, including the condition of their 
trenches and shelters.

Michael


>From: knut.erik.hagen at eunet.no (Knut Erik Hagen)
>Reply-To: World War I Modeling Mailing List <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>To: World War I Modeling Mailing List <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>Subject: [WWI] Diet of WW1 soldier was ellucidate SPAD 13 Internal fitting
>Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2007 13:59:42 +0200 (CEST)
>
>Hei,
>
>According to a Norwegian volunter on the German side was there freshly 
>baked
>bread most days with (ersatz) butter.
>Hot meals were brought forward to the front even when they were under fire,
>stews in various forms were common as they were easy to keep warm and hand 
>out.
>Gulaschkanone is still used in German for field kitchen.
>
> >BTW, what was the common diet of WW1 soldiers? It was all stew and tack
> >biscuits?
>
>
>   Eders
>Knut Erik
>
>

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