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RHaught
Posted: October 26, 2009 03:24 am
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Looks like in December I'll be heading to a total immersion event in South Carolina. To do this, I'll have to carry what I can take with me into the field (the backpack will come in handy now!). Can someone inform me what the soldier would have taken with him for food? I'll be out from 9 AM Friday until 8 PM Saturday evening. This will make for a long time and want to be authentic as possible.
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Posted: October 29, 2009 10:41 am
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Anyone? Can some one come up with a list of the basic food items a Romanian soldier would have carried with him?
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Posted: October 29, 2009 12:43 pm
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I dont know if this will help you ,but back in 73,while in the army,we had our longest march ,Bucharest-Giurgiu,some 60 km.It was in july,we had to carry all our equipment (overcoats,chemical protection suit,etc) and it took about 18 h.
They fed us beans,bacon,bread.
So,i guess ,you can take the same stuff .
Hope it will help you.
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Posted: October 29, 2009 07:02 pm
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Bacon and beans in July..
Not such a good ideea.
In winter it's ok.
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Posted: October 29, 2009 07:21 pm
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Yeah,anyway,the bacon (slana ) was so hard that was uneatable .
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Posted: October 29, 2009 08:58 pm
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As my grandfather told me, in WW2 they were issued onions and lard (slanina cu ceapa). You could try those :D
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Posted: October 30, 2009 03:05 am
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Well, I was going to by a bread, sausage wrapped in wax paper, period canned foods to take for the weekend. Hope that will work.
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Posted: October 30, 2009 06:15 am
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QUOTE (dragos @ October 29, 2009 08:58 pm)
As my grandfather told me, in WW2 they were issued onions and lard (slanina cu ceapa). You could try those :D

You can add garlik and get some biological war.
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Posted: October 30, 2009 06:25 am
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QUOTE (RHaught @ October 30, 2009 09:05 am)
period canned foods...

Wow. What about the expiring date? Aren't the cans moving around already? :)

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QUOTE (Dénes @ October 30, 2009 06:25 am)
QUOTE (RHaught @ October 30, 2009 09:05 am)
period canned foods...

Wow. What about the expiring date? Aren't the cans moving around already? :)

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:D No, they are modern foods but the can's have the appearance of being from the 1940's when you needed an old fashion can opener instead of a pull tab to get into them.
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Posted: October 30, 2009 10:34 am
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Can opener ? Forget about it,use a bayonet,it will be more realistic.And,even if romanian soldiers did not have it,what about SPAM?
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Posted: November 27, 2009 12:55 am
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The onions and lard would be nice,plus a little garlic added would be great!
If you get a piece of meat and cook the whole lot I know the smell will make everyone want a bite!
Then tell them that it is horse meat! :o
I know that kind of event really dose not allow any sort of cooking but it would be nice too try and do some of the lard and onions,ect at another event.
I was wondering what sort of lard container would the romanian soldier use anyway?
We have the German butter dish but was there something else?
And would the can goods have any label or markings on them?
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Posted: November 27, 2009 08:17 am
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The english word for "slanina" is "smoked bacon", even if american or english bacon has also a bit more meat than our "slanina".
The word "lard" is romanian "untura". We used to eat that also (together with red onions) when I was in the army in the period september 1987 - february 1989.
Our army rations for field marches was bacon, salted cheese (romanian "telemea"), black bread and canned fish sometimes. We also added onions we have cultivated ourselves in a patch of earth near our barracks and some tomattoes.

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Posted: November 27, 2009 07:08 pm
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I was wondering what sort of lard container would the romanian soldier use anyway?


Probably newspaper :D
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Posted: November 27, 2009 07:15 pm
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