Company Mess

As an Ode to our Cookie, we put together this reference section that contains everything you need to know about the operations of the Company Field Kitchen, better known as the Company Mess. These are very useful references to provide an overview of Field Mess Operations, and original combat camera footage to give a detailed glimpse into what it took to feed GIs on the frontlines.

Field Kitchen Overview

Filmed by the Tri-State Living History Association

Cleaning Mess Gear: Commandments for Health (USN)

Historical Mess Operation Films

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)