combat rations

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combat rations

A generic term for military-issue food provided to soldiers on the front line of combat.
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A PLAN to feed the homeless with unused Army rations is about to get the go-ahead, Whitehall sources say.
UNUSED army rations could be handed to the homeless amid a huge surge in food thrown away by soldiers.
Since war conditions were already prevalent in Dacca cantonment, the city area was out of bounds for all and no one was allowed to purchase or consume any food items from the open market; Army rations were the only eatables allowed for everyone.
As part of a whole school interdisciplinary project, they were involved in a number of war themed activities including drilling, tasting army rations, exploring war wounds and investigating the impact of new technology.
Apart from soldiers stationed to guard it, a stray cat nibbling at discarded army rations seems to be the building's only inhabitant.
Obliged to eat Army rations, Jewish soldiers found it almost impossible to keep kosher on a regular basis.
The container landed in a field of nearby Hill Farm, scattering its load of army rations including dried meals, sugar, salt, coffee, tea, chewing gum, cakes, energy bars, sausages, and plastic cutlery.
Instead of army rations for dinner, Bear o ers them three rats, which they need to gut and cook rst.
Then, instead of army rations for dinner, Bear offers them three rats, which they need to gut and cook first.
To stay alive, they must learn to navigate the terrain, build shelters, make fire and supplement their meagre army rations with whatever they can forage.
From "tea-vans" that followed the troops to the sharp end, through camp canteens where many a hungry soldier compensated for army rations with a supper of "fried egg and chips" to family shops and service clubs in leave centres, NAAFI was there.
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