C Rations

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The Type C or C-Ration was an individual canned, pre-cooked or prepared wet ration intended to be issued to U.S. military land forces when fresh food (A-Ration) or packaged unprepared food (B-Ration) prepared in mess halls or field kitchens was impractical or not available and when a survival ration (K-ration…

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LRP Rations

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The LRP ration (pronounced LURP and standing for Long Range Patrol ration) was a U.S. Army field ration, developed in 1964 during the Vietnam Conflict. LRP rations were designed to be lightweight and easily portable, a precursor of the U.S. military‚Äôs current Meal, Ready-to-Eat (MRE) field ration. It was a…

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