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1943 US Army Field Ration K Dinner Unit Vintage MRE Review Meal Ready to Eat Taste TestCheck out this still surprisingly edible WW2 K Ration Dinner! Essentially the original U.S. MRE, the K Ration was designed as an Initial-assault ration - an organized box of food, cigarettes, coffee, etc that a soldier could depend on when field kitchens were not available. Many troops lost between 30-70 pounds during their tours due to not only the rigorous physical demands of WW2-combat, but also to the under-nourishing K Ration - where a full day's K Ration, if fully consumed, only provided approx 2,930 calories per day for a Breakfast, Dinner, and Supper Unit. This K Ration Dinner from early 1943 production (correction at end of video thru lot code ID on main can) was an incredible find - and an exclusive rare look into a true historical time capsule of a truly pioneering era in Military Rations. A little backstory on this video - it very well could have ended up never getting released (or having serious continuity issues) had I not saved a couple of each of those K-1 and K-2 biscuits for a Ration Reproduction Enthusiast. The biscuit eating scene where I turned the camera over ended up permanently corrupt on my computer, and I'd already wiped it from my chip..whoops! I hadn't realized it until 5 days later - had to re-shoot (and sadly consume half of each 1 K-1 and 1 K-2 leaving only 1 1/2 K-1's for the repro guy and 2 1/2 K-2's. No big deal - they have already found a good home for a fellow that is getting perfect measurements on the fully intact biscuits and he has a perfect replica formula to make the K-1's and currently working on a formula for the K-2's.) I decided to not re-shoot the cigarette scene because such a fine & rare experience should not be overly indulged. The other three are re hydrating in a humidor with a few others from previous rations. So if anyone is wondering, there ya go! Hope you folks enjoy the video! -Steve http://www.mremarketplace.com/ http://www.mreinfo.com/ Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=2821334&ty=h ** All Music By: Steve1989 MREinfo ** Check out the other awesome YT reviewers: stickyfingaz745: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChEqR37txqYozXbbitVDd7A RC Gusto: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfBEYgWflPKsDI_i6AmD5sA gschultz9: https://www.youtube.com/user/gschultz9 gundog4314: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7dAKknI_zWUNcz36T0Lp6w Oldsmokey: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCL1wSC0Ntw8KWgTM-TRHFOQ emmymadeinjapan: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzqbfYjQmf9nLQPMxVgPhiA Kiwi Dude: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIUTBxBxmMMY2bUJqYITJxw Alex Jackson: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE9M38cP7ZujpevWn5YKCgg Paul Buikema: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ51mn3lFHIyMYxX74ViCPg Elandil: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCspVo4xdz9JPpPV6d6jp9wQ MrBrowningm1911 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVoA8_rDsAcMF2UkfCO4n4A Bush Master: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu0HgxXKhszjd3L_Y8wkt3g dingo7055: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU8dvHS5J4Kqn79p6ScmWqw SparrowMedicine: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8TnFxqRz-PTS-yowf6S5kw
Making a Tiki Drink while WAY Too Hungover | How to DrinkThe Suffering Bastard has its roots in Cairo, served to allied troops in the 2nd World War on their way back to front. ********************************** This is the rare drink that has a definitive and easily researched history: it was invented in Cairo at the Shepherd Hotel by chemist turned bartender Joe Scialom during the Second World War. The bar at the Shepherd had become a sort of de facto officers club where guys waiting to cycle back to the front would cool their heels, and this concoction was a favorite hangover cure. There IS another version served by Trader Vic’s, but it bears little resemblance to this original version. Being fairly hungover myself this day, I felt it was a prime opportunity to try this one out, I did and it was fantastic. 4 oz. -or- 120 ml. Ginger Beer .5 oz. -or- 15 ml. Lime Juice .25 oz. -or- 8 ml. Demerara Syrup 1 oz. -or- 30 ml. London Dry Gin 1 oz. -or- 30 ml. Bourbon Two Dashes Angostura Bitters Shake and open pour Garnish with nice things Imbibe! By David Wondrich: https://amzn.to/2Kv1dLN Liquid Intelligence by Dave Arnold: https://amzn.to/2N885jP Slowly but surely, I'm starting a mailing list so that I'm not fully dependent on YT's algorithmized notifications system. If you'll sign up, I promise not to abuse your generosity, or sell your info to anyone. It's over on the blog right here: http://bit.ly/H2DBlog *********************************** twitter: http://bit.ly/H2DTwit instagram: http://bit.ly/H2dIG Blog: http://bit.ly/H2DBlog Patreon: http://bit.ly/H2DPatreon Gear: https://amzn.to/2LeQCbW *********************************** Music by Glen Crytzer: http://bit.ly/2KjujSg *********************************** Incredibly Awesome Patrons who make this show possible! Shelby Benton Dennis Groome Rob L Rosemary H. Andrus Rob Hayward Ryan Wolfe Anthony Elias Trip Brennan Per Keckman Persson Aditya Choksi Rachel Keys Whiskey Tribe James Richards Sara Caudill Thomas D Choate William Madrid Tetas Duras Erik Språng Uri Sacharow Sean F. Nicholas Tsotakos