Rick White: stalag rutabaga soup

American Heroes - Rick White - Rutagaba Soup

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - When U.S. Army T/5 Rishel “Rick” White was incarcerated in a German POW camp during World War II, prisoners were fed a daily diet of rutabaga soup.

Occasionally, he said, some stringy horse meat would be thrown in.

So, when a farmer friend would give him rutabagas after the war, he didn’t think it was much of a treat.

Watch the video for his story.

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