Monday, September 5, 2016

The Value of the Rum Ration



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The Value of the Rum Ration
// Roads to the Great War

Had it not been for the rum ration I do not think we should have won the war.  1922 parliamentary testimony on shell shock Standard One-Gallon Rum Jar for the British Forces  S.R.D.-Special Red Demerara, 86-proof Jamaican Rum Although all but ignored in the official military records, rum, as well as the canteens, estaminets, cigarettes, letters, and trench newspapers, was essential
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