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- n. Plural form of C-rat.
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A few of us with a gunny as an instructor got up one morning and had C-rats for breakfast and hiked back to a valley in the rear with a high brown hill at the end of it between us and the front lines.
Most of the time chow consisted of C-rats which the cooks mixed together sometimes and heated.
I see the Jolly Green coming over the houses, loading everyone on board, dropping bright yellow inflatable life rafts to people, showering water bottles and C-rats down to people who had given up hope.
In my pack among C-rats and old moldy socks and underwear that was supposed to be dry but wasn’t, I kept a little can of oil, a cleaning rod, and some bore patches.