• A major flex on the part of the American
during war time was ice cream. Most other
nations banned the consumption of it, but
the US made it an essential part of our war
effort. The Navy spent a million dollars to
make an ice cream barge to deliver it to
ships without ice cream making facilities
and the Army had mobile ice cream units - ships without ice cream making facilities and the Army had mobile ice cream units
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    • The Pentagon stated during the Korean war that troops should be fed ice cream a minimum of three times a week
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    • Imagine being some godforsaken Anglo and you have to seethe in envy as you watch the Yanks dine on heavenly ice cream while you have to eat another ration of beans on toast
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    • Morale is a major factor in victory.
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    • And then the Germans just had meth
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    • Imagine if we lost and other countries pointed out how the cocky United States invested war time resources into ice cream
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    • Based ice cream navy if youre lactose intolerant you side with Japan
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    • Get dunked on other countries
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    • Is that why my Granddad loves fucking ice cream so much? The mam has an obsession with it. Has my whole life. He is fucking 92 and still crushes ice cream daily.
      Hoovnasty 27 jun
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    • An army marches on its stomach
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    • Oh? You brits don't get ice cream? Bit sad innit
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    • Now I don't like ice cream but I would do it to flex on another country.
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    • Not sure that’s entirely true but this picture is most likely the American pilot who flew up to such a high altitude it froze the milk mixed with cocoa powder making ice cream for his comrades
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    • Cheap, high sugar, and high fat make it great for prepping troops for the long haul.
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    • The Germans had orange soda.
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    • ‘Merica
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    • I scream, you scream, we all scream for taking out n@zis and ice cream.
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    • Now we get fucked up by top for going anywhere near ice cream lmfao, oh how times have changed.
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    • And once again the marines get jack shit
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    • I was TAD SECDET on a Naval ship when I was deployed and the ship's ice cream machine in the galley was always off, never could you get any. One day, after about 3 months not seeing land we were to pull into port for some lib. The ice cream machine was on, we were so stoked. 1/2
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    • Excuse me, they banned it? Why? It’s ice cream, what why? Where is this even coming from? Oh yes we’re facing war let’s ban ice cream because fuck it why not?
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    • I get it’s for morale, but ice cream? Really? Why not something with substance like pizza or steak?
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    • Americans were the best fed soldiers of the war for a reason.
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    • Holy Shit at first I thought I was paint but then I realized it’s ice cream, but my god, he’s at war, at least have some class while eating it
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    • And of course the marines didnt get any, for some god can reason, we never got anything good
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    • Based ice cream navy
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    • When they give you ice cream on the boat be worried. It means they’re clearing freezer space for corpses
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    • why? does it show the industrial and economic power of the United States? that our soldiers aren't just fed bread and stuff?
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    • Imagine getting flexed on that hard in war.
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    • That’s epic
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    • Why would you ban icecream?
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    • Happy soldiers win wars, and no one is grumpy after eating ice cream
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    • “WERE PINNED DOWN REQUESTING AN ICE CREAM TRUCK!”
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    • Very cool but why
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    • Now i feel like its my patriotic duty to get some ice cream
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    • It was always about the ice cream, everything else was a distraction.
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    • I thought it was paint at first before looking closer and I was like yep, that looks like the air force to me
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    • Gotta remember what you are fighting for
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    • "To ships without ice cream making facilities". Do/did most have them?
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    • the navy would trade tubs of ice cream with smaller ships (without ice cream machines) for downed American pilots that they picked up. I'm pretty sure one of the future presidents that served was valued at 5 tubs of ice cream.
      Ukt3na 27 jun
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    • Join the US Ice Cream Corp today!
      blue_too 27 jun
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    • Why did other countries hate ice cream
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    • Navy may have bought it but we paid for it
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    • Ice cream in the field is the worst idea ever, dehydrates the FUCK out of you, if you ever eat ice cream in 120 degrees humping 120 pounds all day you will die
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    • Sounds like absolute horseshit but this is still a cool pic
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    • Lmao I had no idea
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    • Why was it banned
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    • Ban.... ice cream?!
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    • Eat a ton of ice cream and then your flying in the sky, your stomach flips out, and you get the shits. Nice move! 💀
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    • Surrender to us, we have ice creeeeeeam.
      rexanguis 27 jun
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    • That dude is eating a big ass can of ice cream
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    • That shit would melt though
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    • Hardpack!
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    • Ice cream soldier penis
      Javii 27 jun
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    • Enjoy a nice scoop of ice cream after melting a Japanese bunker
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    • hell yeah
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    • It was probabaly pretty nasty though.
      Jimbabwe 29 jun
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    • Thats a god damn paint can of ice cream...
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    • United States of America: “Because fuck you.”
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    • But why? What was the message? What was the point? All those resources for icecream and not actual provisions? No wonder all the fucking wars lasted so fucking long, niggas delivering ice cream
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    • Great message, but poorly written!
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    • gotta try to keep moral up some way
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    • The navy still have weekly ice cream nights on some vessels
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    • Imagine getting absolutely obliterated by artillery just to have a bunch of Americans miles away eating ice cream and blasting radios
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    • Badass. Navy still has ice cream on Sundays on deployment
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    • Fun fact, they only could serve two flavors, chocolate and strawberry. The cooks keep drinking all the vanilla since it had alcohol in it
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    • Seems pretty dumb and wasteful but i guess thats exactly what the US is about
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    • Mandatory military propaganda post
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    • Propaganda
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    • So ice cream is like a tradition in US submarines because the old diesel boats were so hot and real dairy was limited and would spoil so Submariners really took to loving the stuff and now all subs have ice cream machines oh and at one point a Submarine crew held a US pilot hostage for ice cream ne
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    • wow so I guess military spending has always been fucking stupid
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    • I’m conflicted. There’s no reason to ban it. But there’s also no reason anybody needs it that bad
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    • Ok but why was it banned?
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    • Ice cream is still hella important to today's military ladies and gentlemen
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    • Delicious propaganda
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    • "Lootenant Dan, I got ice cream"
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    • NAVY: FUCK YOU COMMIES
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    • Moral boost.
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    • After WWII all British tanks came with built in tea stations and tea supplies, this is still part of their tanks to this day
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    • Watch the Jeff goldblum explains episode on ice cream on Disney+
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    • Ah so they have been wasting money since the beginning
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    • The Germans used Pervatin (otc meth) instead.
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    • Well duh we had to have SOMETHING to fight for and remind us of home.
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    • The thought of an ice cream warship is funny. You’re in a submarine and All you hear is the telltale music of one.
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    • Red, white and blueberry.
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    • True story, In WW2 when the U.S. Navy pilot Norman P Stark was rescued by a friendly destroyer after being shot down he was traded back to his aircraft carrier for 10 gallons of ice cream.
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    • Why tho.
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    • And they used to make it on bombers as well
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    • No wonder there all fat
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    • Nothing says freedom like ice cream
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    • what did you do during the war, Grampa?
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    • This is basically why we won.we could afford to pay for soldiers to have ice cream but Japanese soldiers were lucky to have 2lbs of rice
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    • So we were always doomed to be the obese nation.
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    • You need to chill man.
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    • Usa got ice cream and krouts got meth
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    • Why did others forbid ice cream?
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    • M-o-r-a-l-e
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    • This is why old people love ice cream so damn much!!!
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    • America is awesome. Let’s keep it that way.
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    • Is this why Naval Ship come with ICE CREAM MACHINES?!
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    • They gave the soldiers ice cream so they shit in 3 seconds it was great for the infantry it's suck for the pilots and the Navy guys said Don't Rock the boat
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