How Chocolate Helped To Win The War — Pacific Paratrooper

Seventy-five years ago, more than 160,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy during the D-Day invasion. And while we all know that day served as a huge turning point for the Allied cause, you probably haven’t thought much about what those soldiers carried with them to eat during and after the invasion. Food had […]

via How Chocolate Helped To Win The War — Pacific Paratrooper.

In case you needed another reason to eat chocolate. Thank you to GP Cox for the post. I didn’t know about the fourth requirement, but I liked your comment on it.

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11 Responses to How Chocolate Helped To Win The War — Pacific Paratrooper

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  2. GP Cox says:

    Thank you very much for helping to share this history!

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    • You are welcome. I was in elementary school when I read Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo and the book got me interested in history in general and World War II specifically. A lot of my book reports after that were World War II related and I included dioramas and maps as part of the presentation to the class.

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  3. Reblogged this on Guam Christian Blog and commented:
    As a veteran and a chocolate and coffee lover, thank you.

    Liked by 1 person

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  6. SLIMJIM says:

    Nice post I read a while back; as a Marine vet I appreciate hot choclate too!

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