Brew up in the field

A military issue portable 'Hexie' cooker. The white tablets at the top of the picture are Hexamine - tablets of solid kerosene which worked in the same way as modern fire lighters.

Reference: 

Norman Booker collection

How to cite this page: 'Brew up in the field', URL: http://www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/photo/brew-field, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 28-Apr-2011