War Diaries Talk

Cookery Competition

  • josiepegg by josiepegg

    a day of sport & musketry competitions included a competition for the best dinner provided from the days rations. The appetising meals included some rare delicacies - unfortunately it doesn't say what these were


  • cyngast by cyngast moderator

    That's really interesting! I believe that the food supplies were not particularly good, as I recall from a supply column diary I tagged a while ago. I'm not sure where the British troops food came from at that point, but I do know there was a shortage of food in general in Germany. That was one of the reasons for the collapse of their war effort.