mess tin


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mess tin

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How did a socialist student turned Thatcherite salesman end up running around Aldershot butt naked at 4am with only a mess tin covering his bits?
"We fill the bath with water and give him a mess tin and a spoon," she said.
You can imagine the agony of a fellow standing for 24 hours, sometimes up to his waist in mud, with just a couple of bully beef tins or his mess tin trying to get the water out of this shellhole.
"We have various pieces of uniform, one which says its from the Royal Ulster Rifles, a badge, matchboxes, a string for cleaning a rifle barrel, pipes, mess tin and a mug."
We must not forget what we've been through." Pascal was in charge of presenting an American corner in the encampment -- composed of a small tent for two men, a backpack including mess tin and cutlery and a bayonet.
Carlo Nicholson told how he was waterboarded with cider, forced to fight other marines while naked and covered in cooking oil, and made to eat dog food out of a mess tin.
The order of speaking would be drawn from a mess tin. Each of us, in turn, would describe what we'd seen and what we'd learned.
Crafted from scrap wood and an aluminium mess tin, the inter-hut race trophy was as precious as an Olympic medal to the prisoners of Stalag IV-B.
The military equivalent of Jamie Oliver showed us how to light our miniature stoves and use a mess tin to cook up a meal of boil-in-the-bag hamburger and beans.
However, some of the most interesting items on display are the more unusual artefacts: the Indian Army mess tin, the Gurkha kukri (curved sword), the miniature Maori 'burial casket'--and the cowhide on which one Native American soldier, Mike Mountain Horse, recorded his Western Front experience in the time-honoured tradition of his people.
Your clothing is GREEN, and needs no cleaning but a BRUSH." In fact, with extra rounds, spare shoes and socks, mess tin, water, and other supplies, each rifleman had to carry more than 70 pounds.