The bread tin was designed to keep the doughboy's ration of hard bread dry; earlier bread rations
Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Artifacts, Primary Sources
Date Posted: 1/24/2011
Enlisted soldier's uniform. The brown, doughy color of the uniform led to these soldiers being referred to as "doughboys," though the exact derivation of the nickname has been debated.
Use this Investigation Sheet to guide students through describing the object and analyzing its meaning.