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Preparing the Rations
Preparing the Rations

Preparing the Rations 1914


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Preparing the Rations 1914

1 mins United Kingdom

The grinning faces of WWI reservists from the London Scottish Regiment prove that an army marches on its stomach, as they tuck into steaming pans of stew and freshly baked bread. Filmed in the early months of conflict when rations were plentiful and spirits high, these newsreel images have a special poignancy: these young men are thankfully unaware of the tragedy and horrors that lie ahead.




World War I London Scottish Military catering


1914 on Film Cinema of WWI




United Kingdom



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