Did you know that all the tin plate used annually to make Tin Cans of America, if cut into a strip one foot wide, can wind up around the Earth fourteen times!
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“Napoleon, defeated by Nature -- his armies starved on retreat from Moscow, first dreamed of victories by preserving food to feed his men. Had canned rations been available he might have conquered the world.”
Source : Nelson H Budd, From the Patriotic War of 1812. The French Invasion of Russia