Clothes, rations, utensils, and small belongings such as flint-and-steel. This sturdy leather example is of a less popular shape most were sausage-shaped, of thin leather or light canvas. This soldier also has a fine glazed stoneware bottle for his water (perhaps mixed with vinegar) or ale, in the Dutch style known as bellarmine .
Stilwell (1883-1946). 'Vinegar Joe' was an obvious choice to be senior US military representative in China he had studied the language in Peking in the 1920s, and had been US military attache 1935-39. Arriving in March 1942, he was also appointed chief-of-staff by Chiang Kai-shek and immediately sent to extricate hard-pressed Chinese forces in Burma. After the exhausting retreat into India he had to struggle with several simultaneous tasks to re-equip and re-train the troops in India to oversee the always overstretched airlift of supplies to China to liaise between the US government and Chiang over the conduct of the war and eventually, to lead the Chinese forces back into Burma. Although a hard-working and able officer, Stilwell had few man-management skills he resented President Roosevelt's orders, was almost openly contemptuous of Chiang, quarrelled with USAAF Gen Chennault. and was sullenly suspicious of the British allies who were carrying by far the greater...
Vinegar For Your Health
A resource for the many ways you can use Vinegar to improve your health! In today's society of miracle medicine, we often overlook things that have been around hundreds of years! Things like Vinegar!