•1939 World War Two begins•1939 - Petrol rationing (ended May 1950 )
•8 January 1940 - Rationing of bacon, butter and sugar
•11 March 1940 - All meat was rationed (fresh and canned)
•July 1940 - Tea and margarine were rationed.
•March 1941 - Jam was put on ration.
•May 1941 - Cheese was rationed
•1 June 1941 - Rationing of clothing (ended 15 March 1949)
•June 1941 - Eggs were put on ration
•July 1941 - Coal was rationed because more and more miners were called up to serve in the forces.
•January 1942 - Rice and dried fruit were added to the list of rationed foods.
•February 1942 - Soap was rationed so that oils and fats could be saved for food.
•Tinned tomatoes and peas were were added to the list of rationed food.
•By 17 March 1942, coal, gas and electricity were all rationed
•26 July 1942 - Rationing of sweets and chocolate. Each person was allowed about 2oz (55 grams) a week
•August 1942 - Biscuits and cereals rationed
•1943 - Sausages are rationed
•1945 World War Two Ends.
Rationing continued on many items until 1954.
•1948 - The end of rationing begins. It is another 5 years before rationing of all products is stopped.
•25 July 1948 - end of flour rationing
•15 March 1949 - end of clothes rationing
•19 May 1950 - rationing ended for canned and dried fruit, chocolate biscuits, treacle, syrup, jellies and mincemeat.
•September 1950 - rationing ended for soap
•3 October 1952 - Tea rationing ended
•February 1953 - Sweet and sugar rationing ends
•4 July 1954 - Food rationing ends
Some foods such as potatoes, fruit and fish were not rationed.
In addition to the above food, everyone was allowed 16 points per month to use on what ever food items they wished.
In 1946 (after WWII), when food was just as short as during the preceding years, bread was added to the rationand the sweet ration was halved.
In Britain bread not rationed in World War 2, but was rationed in 1946.
Yes it was. Almost everything was rationed!
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wheat was rationed, items such as bread, oats,and cereal
list five items that were rationed during WWII and why they were rationed.
It was rationed for things such as tires for military tanks, and rubber was a much-needed necessity during World War 2.
yes during the world war 2. Sugar, butter and coffee was also rationed
Coffee was allowed during World War II in Copenhagen. It was one of the many items that was rationed in Denmark during this time. Cigarettes and gasoline were also rationed.
bread and fruit
Gasoline was never rationed during the 1950s. During World War II. Gasoline was rationed. Gasoline rationing stopped in the fall of 1945.
Coal was rationed in world war 2
gasoline, sugar, eggs, meat. As the war went on more and more things were rationed
Yes, nearly all food items were rationed. Potatoes were no exception.
yes fruit was rationed in world war 2!
During World War II many products were rationed, including butter and sugar,Caught in a snowstorm when the car broke down, the family rationed the little food they had with them.
To pay for militarise debt for world war 2