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April 2, 2013

Bread baked during World War I

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Bread baked during World War I

Slice of black bread baked in Germany between 1914 and 1918. Black bread, a coarse, dark rye bread, was commonly given by Germans to their prisoners of war.

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