Our quarters were in the public school, and on account of the lack of food we were allowed to consume our iron rations.
I knew that the attack was almost due, so I prepared for it and took my iron rations with me.
I saw many poor chaps drinking from the muddy shell-holes, and they lived for several days on much-reduced "iron rations."
Instead of a camera he found a device for distilling fresh water from salt, some iron rations, and a small bottle of vitamin B1.
They had their iron rations with them, and lived on these until they were gone.
He was dirty and unshaven inside the unit, sick of iron rations pushed through the airlock, stiff and sore with exertion.
The iron rations depended upon by all exploring services did not have the satisfying taste of real food.
A mouthful of iron rations, a drop of tepid water from my flask, which water has a pronounced taste of tin.
These boys for several days had been dependent upon their 'iron rations.'
The food (iron rations), corned beef and biscuits and tea, and sometimes a little jam, is not conducive to mirth-producing.