Picture to left: Sgt. Sauds eating a hot meal at the top of a mountain near Wittlich, Germany This gives you a good idea of how we cooked our meals. We are all standing back of the camera while preparing the meal we had a big snow storm and the sun happened to shine through once hence the picture
Picture above: Mess time at Neuenahr, Germany Left to right. Gouft, Brownt, & Jacot
Picture to left: Anderson
Picture to left: Mess hall at Brest which could feed eighty five thousand men in one hour
Paul C. Jacot's ration card
Of course this update is much overdue. We are getting close to Canadian Thanksgiving now and I find myself digging through my grandfather's photos just as I am digging through piles of oak leaves in my back yard taking in all the little intricacies. On that note, the following photographs depict scenes of military mealtime in the "mess hall." I have also scanned one of my great grandfather's origional ration cards. Ration cards allowed the government to distribute scarce goods in a fair and equitable fashion.