2-557 Memorandum for Admiral Stark, September 25, 1941

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press
Date: September 25, 1941

Memorandum for Admiral Stark

September 25, 1941 [Washington, D.C.]

Dear Betty:

In relation to your navy story, the following are the facts:1

During maneuvers we prescribe the menus for each day and the rations necessary to these menus are then shipped up from the depots to the daily railheads accordingly. In other words, 500,000 men have the same bill of fare. So, if it happens to provide for french toast and your navy man wants soft-boiled eggs, he will have to go back to the navy for his breakfast. For .8 of an egg per man is sufficient for french toast or a scramble. The limiting factor is 50

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