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 Post subject: Rations
PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2011 1:45 pm 
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Your Gulf War Unit: 197th Inf. 72nd ENG. CO
Anybody remember trading the British troops stuff for their rations? I got a can of chicken and rice and man it was good.

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 Post subject: Re: Rations
PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2011 8:48 pm 
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Your Gulf War Unit: 24th Infantry Division, 197th Infantry Brigage, 72 Engr Co.
They had bacon and bread if I remember. You remember they wanted to trade trucks?

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 Post subject: Re: Rations
PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2011 9:27 pm 
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Your Gulf War Unit: 2nd Brigade 1st Infantry Division
I remember trading 2 new sets of BDUs for a full box of Brit rations and yes it was damn good.

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 Post subject: Re: Rations
PostPosted: Tue May 10, 2011 3:10 pm 
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Your Gulf War Unit: HHC 43rd CSG / 1st Cav
I traded them some inner tubes (duce and 1/2) and some mre's for sevral cans of black current jam and a boom box they'd picked up at the px done the road .

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