Tea, Rum & Fags: Sustaining Tommy, 1914-18
History Press, 2009 - 192 pages
This title looks at how British soldiers were supplied with food and drink during the First World War, and what it was like.
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17/Leicesters Alfred Burrage April Armentieres Army Arras arrived Artillery August bacon battalion Battle beer billet Billy Nevill bottle boxes bread breakfast bully beef butter cake calories canteens Captain cheese chicken chocolates Christmas cigarettes cocoa coffee cold communication trench Connaught Rangers cooks Dick Richards dinner dixies drunk enemy estaminet food and drink francs Frank Dunham fresh front line Fusiliers George Coppard German hard biscuits i/8/Royal Warwickshires i/Cameronians Imperial War Museum John Glubb July kind permission kitchen Lance-Corporal Light Infantry Machine-Gun Maconochie March meal meat mess tin miles milk night November October officers ounces pals parcels plum pudding Poperinghe Private ration party Reproduced by kind rest areas retreat Rifles Robert Graves Royal Artillery Royal Engineers sandbags September 1915 shell Siegfried Sassoon smoke soldiers Somme soup stew stove sugar supply sweet biscuits troops village Warwickshires whisky wine Winston Groom Woodbines Yorkshires Ypres