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PODCAST: Shock Collar Question of the Day 10/18/21)

tootsie Roll

Brooke is wearing the Shock Collar today!

Today’s question: Back in the Korean war, American troops were running low on ammunition and radioed in for a supply of 60 mm mortars, code name, “Tootsie Rolls.” The operator didn’t have a code sheet to tell him what that meant… And soon, pallets of actual Tootsie Roll candies were airdropped from the sky. While the Tootsie Rolls weren’t the ammunition they were looking for, they did provide nourishment for the troops and also did one practical thing to help the soldiers last longer on the battlefield. What was it?