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Home cooking during WWII

There are always new cookbooks on the market. Some seem to be repetitious, some are way beyond the average American kitchen usage, and some can be the most useful you’ve ever owned. They come in many colors, shapes and sizes. But the most interesting and unusual cookbook, with its many good old-fashioned recipes, to come on the market in 2013 is "Bullets and Bread," the World War II story of feeding Americans at home and on the battlefield. Besides the recipes the book give a deep insight into how all Americans, home or abroad, cooked, ate and survived during the war years.

World War II, 1941-1945, was a period in this country’s history when citizens bound together and battled on the home front in full support, in various ways, for the fighting men on the battlefield. This book covers the four years of victory gardens, rations on the home front, field rations in the Pacific and in Europe, foodstuffs on boats, battleships and subdued dining halls in Washington, D.C. It w...

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