What Was Rationing in WW2?


Rationing refers to a period during World War 2 when essential goods such as foodstuffs, clothing and furniture were rationed. It was as a result of Germans sinking most of the ships that supplied Britain with these goods. Every member of the public was issued with a ration book that was signed by shopkeepers when they bought any items from the shop.
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Really everything was rationed in WW2.
Several items were rationed during World War II, such as liquor, sugar, and gasoline.
Rationing was announced all over the world, during WW2. They rationed food, petrol and many other things, as everything was geared to help the fighting troops.
Negatives it could be a bit monotonous. Hard work to make it interesting, lots of bottling of fruit, jam making, storing eggs in isinglass in big crock pots, root veg and apples such
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During World War II, the Germans tried to cut off supplies of food and other essential and non-essential goods. This was known as rationing, it was done by the Germans to weaken the British. The German submarines attacked the ships that brought food to Britain. Before the war, Britain imported up to 55 million tons of food, but only a month after the war had begun the figure dropped to 12 million tons.
Rationing, during the 2nd World War, was the restriction of essential and non-essential foods as well as clothing, petrol and furniture. Rationing was introduced in Britain in 1940 and it was lifted at midnight on 4th July 1954. The Germans cut off their provisions of food and other goods to make weaken the British.
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