- U.S. Army K-rations
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- Black-and-white print (photograph); 8 x 10 inches
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- Created Date:
- circa to
- Transcribed form photograph: The Army's new Field Ration "K", formerly referred to as the Paratrooper Ration. The ration was developed by the Quartermaster Corps Subsistence Research Laboratory at the Chicago Quartermaster Depot. It packs a maximum number of calories in a minimum number of ounces and square inches. Weighing only 32.86 ounces for 3 meals, it contains 3,726 calories. The ration will be used by parachute troops, mechanized forces, airplane crews, life boats, etc. Chicago, Ill.
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