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Food storage is a huge part of the prepping experience. In most cases we are looking to be able to hunker down and really stay close to home in a disaster. The idea of bugging out has always presented itself as a worst-case scenario. That is the reality of that situation. For me it is much more about having what I need on hand to weather a storm as long as possible. Food storage is a massive part of making that possible. While many of our food storage lessons are born of the modern-day prepper. We spent more time storing food through history than we have not.
This article focuses on the food storage lessons that could be learned from WWII. During this time resources were limited and people had to struggle along with the soldiers. That is a decidedly different look than war fighting in the modern age.