Kent Whitaker

Kent Whitaker

Kent Whitaker, known commercially as The Deck Chef, is a writer and author of three food related books. He has extensively researched the history of food and nutrition in American conflicts, focusing on the Civil War and World War II.

He is a graduate of East Tennessee State University and resides with his wife and son in East Ridge, Tennessee.

Learn more at his website,

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Book CoverBullets and Bread: The Story of the Sacrifice in American Homes to Feed Troops in World War II
The U.S. is amazingly transformed into a nation serviced by a national food production industry to meet the needs of fighting World War II.


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