The battle to feed Tommy: New exhibition looks at the diet of a WW1 soldier

The battle to feed Tommy: New exhibition looks at the diet of a WW1 soldier

It was the stated aim of the British Army that each soldier should consume 4,000 calories a day. At the frontline, where conditions were frequently appalling, daily rations comprised 9oz of tinned meat (today it would be known as corned beef but during

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