Doing some searching regarding Bill Mauldin's passing led me to the following link, great pictures, info and history of the WWII and later rations. Cool read, liberally sprinkled with Mauldin's cartoons to boot!
US Army Rations - World War II
I have a daughter. I tell her, "911 is what you dial after you're raped. 1911 is what you should have before they try."