Brew up in the field

Submitted by cqc on Tuesday, 22 June 2010 - 4:03pm
Brew up in the field

A military issue portable 'Hexie' cooker. The white tablets at the top of the picture are Hexamine - tablets of solid kerosene which worked in the same way as modern fire lighters.


Norman Booker collection

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