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Another form of rationing that was employed during World War II, called Ration Stamps. Description from felavel.xlx.pl. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Another form of rationing that was employed during World War II, called Ration Stamps. Description from felavel.xlx.pl. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Different gas stickers meant different things. ‘A’ stickers were the most common, and allowed for 3-4 gallons of gas per week. Green ‘B’ stickers were given to cars that were deemed essential to the war-effort. These cars could receive up to 8 gallons a week.  Red ‘C’ stickers were for physicians, railroad workers, and mail carriers. ‘T’ was for truckers, who were given unlimited amounts of fuel.  Sources: http://www.nww2m.com/ http://www.ameshistory.org/exhibits/events/rationing.htm

Different gas stickers meant different things. ‘A’ stickers were the most common, and allowed for 3-4 gallons of gas per week. Green ‘B’ stickers were given to cars that were deemed essential to the war-effort. These cars could receive up to 8 gallons a week. Red ‘C’ stickers were for physicians, railroad workers, and mail carriers. ‘T’ was for truckers, who were given unlimited amounts of fuel. Sources: http://www.nww2m.com/ http://www.ameshistory.org/exhibits/events/rationing.htm

On December 11, 1941, the US prohibited the sale of spare tires for new cars, to aid in the war effort.

On December 11, 1941, the US prohibited the sale of spare tires for new cars, to aid in the war effort.

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These were one of the many food ration cards given out during WWII, by the government. The government rationed food, so that feed civilians and soldiers at war as well. ration stamps were inside a ration book, these stamps had to be presented in order to collect food. Without the stamps, you could not collect food. This particular picture, is a section from the ration book, which contained meat stamps.

These were one of the many food ration cards given out during WWII, by the government. The government rationed food, so that feed civilians and soldiers at war as well. ration stamps were inside a ration book, these stamps had to be presented in order to collect food. Without the stamps, you could not collect food. This particular picture, is a section from the ration book, which contained meat stamps.

WWII War Ration Book Two - January, 1943  This book is the property of the United States Government. It is unlawful to sell or give it to any other person or to use it or permit anyone else to use it, except to obtain rationed goods for the person to whom it was issued. Persons who violate Rationing Regulations are subject to 10,000 dollar fine or imprisonment, or both.

WWII War Ration Book Two - January, 1943 This book is the property of the United States Government. It is unlawful to sell or give it to any other person or to use it or permit anyone else to use it, except to obtain rationed goods for the person to whom it was issued. Persons who violate Rationing Regulations are subject to 10,000 dollar fine or imprisonment, or both.

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