Company Mess

As an Ode to our Cookie we have put together this reference section that will contain everything you need to know about the operations of the Company Field Kitchen, or better known as the Company Mess. These are very useful references that provide an overview of Field Mess operations along with original combat camera documentary footage that give a detailed glimpse into feeding GIs at the front.

Field Kitchen Overview

Filmed by the Tri-State Living History Association

Cleaning Mess Gear: Commandments for Health (USN)


Historical Mess Operation Films

The Following films are combat camera footage of mess operations in action. These provide a rare glimpse into field mess operations. Enjoy!

29th Division Mess Line

Feeding Soldiers on the Italian Front

Hot Chow for Infantry (B Co. 399th Infantry Regiment)

Mess Line (19th Armored Infantry BN)