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U.S. Army K-rations

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Item information

Title:
U.S. Army K-rations
Subjects:
Food
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Extent:
8 x 10 inches
Item identifier:
0013108
Created Date:
Description:
Transcribed from photograph: The Army's "K" ration, developed by the Quartermaster Corps to provide a complete meal in a compact package. A day's ration of three units weighs only a fraction more than 2 pounds and the food can be eaten without additional preparation September, 1943.
Genre:
Photographs
Names:
United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps more info on United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps 
North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering of the University of North Carolina more info on North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering of the University of North Carolina 
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs