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Tires were the first item to be rationed by the OPA, which ordered ... Civilians first received ration books—War Ration Book Number ...


Learn more about rationing for the war effort during World War II with research starters at The National WWII Museum.


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May 23, 2014 ... Every American was entitled to a series of war ration books filled with stamps that could be used to buy restricted items (along with payment), ...


WWII ration books provide name, address, age, occupation, and even height and weight. Search this index of over 11210 war-time records (with images).


New ration books covered all the foods now rationed, which included sugar, coffee, red meat, dairy products, and fats. Ration books were issued to individuals ...


Stamps #19-28 - designated as coffee stamps, valid for 1 lb. of coffee each for five weeks.. DCMI Type: Still Image. Title: War ration book one. Format: four-part.


Dec 1, 2011 ... Making an exception to my pre-1922 only rule, here are some high quality scans of U.S. World War II ration books. I forgot to schedule a ...


During the war, there were many shortages of essential foodstuffs, not just luxuries. Many imported ... Ration Books. Ration books were issued to each person.


The role of World War II Rationing in the history of the United States of America. ... Possession of a coupon book did not guarantee that sugar would be available.