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People used to rely on food that could last, like pemmican and hardtack, Spam and Twinkies.
Among its lively illustrations is an old ad featuring a wooden box in the Statue of Liberty’s hand, raining what look like matzos but are actually the hardtack that fed our armies in numerous wars.
Tourists can taste hardtack, the dry bread soldiers ate during the war.
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