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On view at the Museum: The Society Sector

K-type breakfast ration

Contemporary Era, North America

This breakfast package was for US Air Force troops in 1942. The food was wrapped in waxed cardboard to make it more waterproof to help keep it fresh.


  • Type: Box
  • Place of origin: United States
  • Materials and techniques: Cardboard Metal Paper
  • Date: 1942
  • Dimensions: 9 x 4.5 x 18 cm
  • Weight: 168 g
  • Brand: Hiram Walker
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