Guardian photographers Sarah Lee and David Levene took fascinating photos of the ration packs given to eleven different armies from around the world. After taking a look, it’s safe to say that not all rations are created equal. (Via The Guardian)
The Australian rations contain a number of different items including vegemite, condensed milk, cheddar cheese, and chili tuna pasta.
2. United Kingdom
Some recognizable brands are found in the British pack, like a small bottle of Tabasco. Other items include chicken tikka masala, pasta, sweets, and teabags.
Salmon filet with “Tuscan Sauce”, coucous, and peanut butter & jelly are some of the items found.
Chicken pate, stuffed peppers, fruit, honey, and crisp bread.
The French army has a much more refined ration pack. This includes deer pate, duck confit, and creme chocolate pudding.
Grapefruit, exotic juice powder, liver sausage spread, and Italian biscotti are some of items found in the German rations.
The Italian rations include powdered cappucino, biscotti, pasta and bean soup, sports bars and chocolate.
You can find tea, biscuits, bean and bacon in the Norwegian pack.
This ration includes mushroom and basil chicken, Szechuan noodles, and a red bean dessert.
Ham, pate, squid, peaches in syrup, and tablet supplements such as vitamin C and glucose are found in the Spanish rations.
11. United States
Spiced apple cider, poundcake, pasta in tomato sauce, peanut butter and crackers round out the American rations.
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