Ham & MoFos were beyond nasty. Some guys tried to doctor them with hot sauce and/or C-ration cheese. Absolutely nothing could help them other than when they became landfill.
I have seen the first photo many – many times. I have never gazed upon that second photo… and from now on, I will grab the eye bleach before making another sighting.
We had a name for these in Viet Nam… the name involved a rather nasty term. And, yes, they could (and did) cause gastric disturbances. We called them "Ham and Mother f—–s. Use your imagination or just guess. I do recall that there was a guy from Louisiana who just loved these, however. He'd trade beef steak and potatoes for them.
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