Two black and white photos side by side. The left photo shows three women selling or buying food at an outdoor market. The right photo shows a person wearing a gas mask while peeling a root vegetable with a knife. Text: War Fare.

War Fare

From the Homefront to the Frontlines

It unites us, divides us and is one of the most effective weapons in war: the control (and cooking) of food. The National WWI Museum and Memorial addresses an often overlooked aspect of the war: food. In addition to reviewing the effects of food on World War I, War Fare: From the Homefront to the Frontlines includes photographs, comments and even delicious vintage recipes updated for the modern era. Take a culinary exploration and learn more about war fare...

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Learn even more with this series of videos in collaboration with American Food Roots.

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