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War ration coupons were coupons used during world war two and they were considered money. You would use them to buy your food, but because the food levels were so low, you could only buy a certain amount.
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Why were ration coupons used?

Ration coupons were used to ensure there was an even as possible distribution of the limited goods during (primarily) times of war, and also so that there would be enough of s

What were ration coupons?

Rations are a fixed allowence of provisions or food. So ration coupons allowed you to purchase food or anything needed, but in moderation.

Why were bananas rationed in world war 2?

In the UK there was no need to ration bananas because there weren't any. Imports were for essentials only and bananas aren't essential.

Why was there World War 2 rationing?

In the United States, there were few real shortages of food, tobacco and liquor. However, the Armed Forces did come first as was proper. In those days, Americans wanted their

What is rationing World War 2?

A shortage of food causing rationing to begin limiting people to a certain amount of food

What is a coupon?

A coupon is a little paper or code you get that saves you money by presenting it to a cashier at time of purchase. And a Coupon is the promo code that you enter online at the

Are 1940 gas ration coupons worth anything?

They are worth someone who was alive back then. I always wanted to add some of this to my Museum as a display. But it seems many people just threw this stuff out. I would pay

How did rationing in World War 1 compare to World War 2 rationing?

Rationing didn't start until the end of WW1, whereas in WW2 it  started almost immediately.   The amounts of food rationed were different.   In WW2 clothing was ratio

How did total war lead to rationing?

Total war means that everyone in the nation is fully involved in the war. Also that everyone has to sacrifice something for the war. An example for that is rationing, because

How did rationing help war efforts?

The rationing of food helped the US send food to England and the troops. The rationing of fuel and oil assisted the war to fly planes, move ships and vehicles. The rationing o

World war 1 rationing?

The warring nations in WW1 limited trade volume with their enemies  in order to weaken them. In the advanced stages of the war, naval  blockades were used to prevent essenti

How do you get coupons?

Coupons are available with numerous online websites, Coupons help  you to save money and purchase products at discounted price.   Buy using online coupons and deals, you

Does a command economy use ration coupons?

In times of scarcity, a command economy can use rationing, but then, it could be argued that any time rationing is used, that is a form of command economy. In better economic