Technician of P-51D “Mustang” fighter opens the box with a dry ration

Technician of P-51D Mustang

The P-51D Mustang fighter technician from the 7th Air Army SSgt Anthony A. Belesi opens the K-ration box using a Ka-bar USMC knife.
K-Rations appeared in the American Army in 1943. The rations included: breakfast dishes (veal), lunch (canned meat) and dinner (sausage), with spices, cheese and crackers, sweets, chewing gum, soluble powders for making drinks , toilet paper and cigarettes.

Location: Iwo Jima, Japan
Date: 1945

In : 1945

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