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WWII Ration Book - Throughout the war, people had to buy everything through a strict system of rationing. You recieved a ration-book for each month. In that book were little tickets which you ripped out, to buy certain things. (......I remember the rations during WWII...we had to stand in the butter line in the freezing cold just to hope to get butter.... hard times.
Rationing chart for 1940-1942 showing types of food and amounts allowed Please remember that the amount actually available did not match this poster.
WWII era background and individual elements for a 1940s/military page ~ WWII rationing site, Ames, Iowa Historical Society.
"Tree" by carambatack - mixed media illustration . Pencil,gel pen, ink, acrylic paint and marker drawing on a vintage book page from 1892.
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British shopkeeper with WWII ration book. Shown is a weekly ration of tea, sugar, butter, margarine, cooking fats, and bacon.
How to Bake by the Ration Book - Wartime Recipes
Make do and mend
In WWII meat was rationed, and raising your own chickens was encouraged.
They make rationing look like jolly good fun - 1943
U.S.: Catherine M. Rooney, 6th grade teacher instructs her alert pupils on the way and how of War Ration Book Two, 1943
or, Going Low-Carb For Our Boys In Europe. WWI