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Old 05-13-2020, 09:14 PM   #1
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Top Secret Military Document Released

Secret document just unclassified and released by Freedom of Information Act after decades being classified TOP SECRET.
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Old 05-13-2020, 10:13 PM   #2
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you forgot

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Secret document just unclassified and released by Freedom of Information Act after decades being classified TOP SECRET.
You forgot the saltpeter, on purpose I bet
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Old 05-13-2020, 10:34 PM   #3
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You forgot the saltpeter, on purpose I bet
No its there but I did leave out the Tabasco which I always added a little bite.
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I want the Marine Corps version. I'd never even heard of SOS when I went to boot camp and the first time I had it I thought I'd died and gone to heaven.
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Old 05-13-2020, 11:45 PM   #5
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It's definitely polarizing. People either love it or hate it.
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Old 05-14-2020, 08:15 AM   #6
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I think it all depended upon if it had chopped beef or sausage as well as how creamy the sauce was.

I liked it but then again I was only 18 years old.
I also loved ham hocks, blackeye peas and collard greens. Never had them before in NYC. lol

I also like grit now.
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I have never heard of this, but it sounds pretty good to me. Glad I came across this.

Definitely going to have to give this a try. Might be an easy meal while RVing using the Instant Pot.
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SOS and scrambled eggs with cheese. That's a great breakfast.
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Old 05-14-2020, 10:31 AM   #9
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SOS

SOS Original was made with "Dried Chip Beef" there was Butter included also! In locations with Better Refrigeration "Hamburger/Ground Beef" was more commonly used,BUT totally Different taste! Ex Mess Sgt.Youroo!! Youroo!!
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That recipe can't be right or official. One pound of meat wouldn't feed a squad, let alone a company or battalion.

In the Navy, in the '60's, our SOS always had chipped beef.
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Chipped beef is better than ground beef, and for breakfast using breakfast sausage is is just wonderful on the ol’ taste buds.
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That recipe can't be right or official. One pound of meat wouldn't feed a squad, let alone a company or battalion.

In the Navy, in the '60's, our SOS always had chipped beef.
We must have had this every day on the ammo ship I served on. Beef and potatoes every evening. Breakfast was good though, as many eggs as you wanted. Friend of mine was an HT that ran laps around the ship while underway, all day long when he wasn't working. Often saw him order a dozen eggs in the chow line.
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That recipe can't be right or official. One pound of meat wouldn't feed a squad, let alone a company or battalion.

In the Navy, in the '60's, our SOS always had chipped beef.
In the early '70s, too!
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That recipe can't be right or official. One pound of meat wouldn't feed a squad, let alone a company or battalion.

In the Navy, in the '60's, our SOS always had chipped beef.



Check the second to last line........


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I preferred C rations to SOS. ughhhh



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In the early '70s, too!
80ís and 90ís as well
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SOS Original was made with "Dried Chip Beef" there was Butter included also! In locations with Better Refrigeration "Hamburger/Ground Beef" was more commonly used,BUT totally Different taste! Ex Mess Sgt.Youroo!! Youroo!!
When I was overseas our Mess Hall used the meat "entree" from soon to expire C-Rats.
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Hah, I was in the Canadian Armoured Corps. many, many moons ago. During summer concentration( out in the field for 2-3 months), we used to get hard rations. In the box was bully beef. When we fired the main gun with blank ammo, the bully beef went out also. Some time TP for fun. Really had to clean the gun well after that, lol.
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GLAD you all like this and brings back memories.

Some use ground beef
Some use dried beef in a can
Some use Italian sausage
Some add onion
Some add mushrooms

Yes butter makes the Sause creamier and doesn't get hard

I also like it and add a few drops of tabasco sauce.
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I did 28 yrs in the Army. Ate my share of SOS. The DW still makes it!
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In my part of the world, SOS is made with dried/chipped beef.

Anything with burger/sausage or any kind of ground wild game is Squirrel gravy.
Some old-timers called it sawmill gravy.
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