Excerpt from letter home: 8 October 1967:
You asked me once how we heat our C rations. Well about once a month they pass out heating tablets, they’re about 4 in. long about 2 in. wide and 1/2 in. deep, and they burn slow so they’re good to heat food with. It takes about 1/3 to 1/2 of a heating tablet to heat a can of C’s.
I have a can labeled ‘water’, unopened, from a C-ration my dad brought home. There’s still Continue reading