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Cooks at work

Cooks at work

With their mobile field kitchen parked behind them, this image shows two army cooks preparing a meal for the troops. The cook on his knees appears to be chopping up some meat. The ground conditions in this image look very dusty and arid, as opposed to the mud and rain seen in so many photographs from the Western Front. Hot meals had often become cold by the time they reached the trenches. Prio…