What were the first 3 items to be rationed during world war 2?
Tires , gasoline ,
During World War II, the US government first rationed tires (January 1942 - shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor). Next were automobiles (February 1942), then typewriters (March 1942), and bicycles (May 1942). The US government also eventually issued ration coupons for: gasoline (petrol) typewriters (already being rationed) bicycles (already being rationed) footwear silk nylon fuel oil stoves firewood coal
Its true that not everything was rationed, but it also did not mean that those items were available or affordable. No rationing existed for milk, eggs, bread, fresh fruit and vegetables, spaghetti, noodles, macaroni, chicken, fish (unless it was canned), dried fruits like raisins and prunes, jams and jellies and cottage cheese. ____ It varied from country to country and from year to year. Milk and eggs were, in fact rationed in Britain for most…