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2 WW2 Ration Tins Chocolate

Article about: Hi, Just thought Id stick these two items up, I bought them days apart and found it strange I had to pay more for open tin than for unopened, go figure, cheers Andy

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    Hi, Just thought Id stick these two items up, I bought them days apart and found it strange I had to pay more for open tin than for unopened, go figure, cheers AndyClick image for larger version. 

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    Hi, i really like those war time rations, they are really cool.
    Does the chocolate smell good?
    Cheers.
    Nuno

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    Hi NunoGTI, can still smell chocolate but a little bit rancid smelling, I certainly wouldnt fancy a nibble, cheers Andy7

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    Hi Andy, super items. I love these and have 5 of them.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Nice!Is it true these have a little, erm, 'additive' in them?!

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    They do!

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Nice find!

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    Quote by NCA View Post
    Nice!Is it true these have a little, erm, 'additive' in them?!
    Bromide perhaps ! We were conviced this was put in rations during the 80s too !!

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Hi Nick, I always thought that went in Army tea!

    No, the additive is rumoured to be "speed".

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Quote by Adrian Stevenson View Post
    Hi Nick, I always thought that went in Army tea!

    No, the additive is rumoured to be "speed".

    Cheers, Ade.
    You are right Ade ! It was in the tea ! Didnt feel high in the chocolate though

    Nick

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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