US Sailors (US Navy) & US Airmen (US Air Force) often had facilities to shower and shave, as they had larger and more modern bases. US Soldiers (US Army) & US Marines (US Marine Corps) had more primitive facilities, such as "Firebases" or just living in the field (for civilians who have never been in the military, being in the field is like "CAMPING"). "Firebases" were like old time army forts in the old west, during the frontier times in the United States (1800's). Water was taken from creeks/rivers and purified by the US Army Engineers with generaters & other engineering equipment. If the engineers weren't present, then the men had to use iodine tablets in their canteen water, to make it safe to drink. If there was no shower point (a tent with a portable shower), then baths had to be taken in the river or creek. The US Army/US Marine steel helmet (steel pot) was used as a water pot to shave in. An empty can of soda or beer was used to hold water to brush your teeth with. Tooth brushes were handed out in SP packages (Sundries Pack): A clear plastic bag containing cartons of cigarettes, tooth brushes, M & M candy, writing tablets, and blue colored ink pens, was handed about once a month; situations permitting. If not, the "C" ration accessary pack contained a piece of wood (looked like a crude toothpick) to brush your teeth with, using canteen water.
During the Vietnam War, men in the field have traditionally used rivers, creeks, or water cans poured into their steel helmets to clean themselves. In large base camps their were often wooden shacks (hootches)/or tents that were desigated "shower points."
Certainly they cleaned during World War 2. It was a never ending battle to keep clean. They did not get to clean during battles. After the bombings they had to clean up themselves and the environment. If people do not keep themselves or their environment clean they can get severly sick. The English women struggled to keep things clean.
Neither side was squeaky clean at the outcome of it all. One of the most famous incidents in this regard by the Americans was the My Lai massacre.
if you clean it ....then it wont jam ....but in the Vietnam War they told the soldiers not to clean the gun cuz ...it was a self cleaning gun ....so it jammed alot
giraffes clean themselves by dipping themselves into water
The way animals keep themselves clean depends on the animal. Some lick themselves clean, others jump in water to clean themselves.
rats are really clean. they clean themselves you know. ALL THE TIME they clean themselves.
koalas self-clean themselves.
Yes, pandas do clean themselves.
Soldiers rarely get involved in the politics of war, they dedicate themselves to each other, a letter from home, clean dry socks and to surviving another day.
they take sanitary napkins or tampons with them, and use sanitary wipes to keep themselves clean in a forward environment.
Pandas clean themselves by rolling in dirt.
Hedgehogs clean themselves in much the same way that most small animals do. They clean themselves by licking their fur.
you don't clean them they clean themselves. After you carry one they consider themselves dirty so they lick their paws and clean their faces.
tigers clean themselves by licking the dirty parts of their body
You don't. They clean themselves.
They lick themselves
they lick themselves
Geckos are very clean animals and you do not have to bathe them at all. If they are shedding, they should eat their skin and pretty much clean themselves.
Turkeys use their head to clean themselves go to www.turkeys.co.uk to help
People in the revolutionary war did not get clean
To clean themselves.
They clean themselves. Some pedigree cats used for showing are groomed by their owners too, but they still clean themselves.
It's their way to clean themselves and keep themselves clean. It's how groom.
they clean themselves by using heir fingers and dipping them in water and brushing it on there face