The Taste of War
World War II and the Battle for Food
ISBN10: 0143123017 ISBN13: 9780143123019 Publisher: Penguin Group USA Published: Jul 30 2013 Pages: 634 Weight: 1.15lbs. Height: 8.75" Width: 5.50" Depth: 1.50" Language: English
A history of the role of food in World War II and its aftermath reveals how more than 20 million people died from starvation, malnutrition and related diseases during the war and traces the interaction between food and strategy on military and home fronts and how period practices continue to influence today's world. 25,000 first printing.