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There wasnt much food because supply boats were being destroyed by the luftwaffe so the food we had was rationed or it would have run out.

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Q: What were the ration books for during World War 2?
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Where there ration books during World War I?

The European countries involved in World War 1 introduced food rationing. Obviously, this involved issuing ration-books.

How were ration books used?

Ration books were handed out during the World War 2, to help ration food, fuels & other important products.

Did babies get ration books during World War 2?

yes they have it in world war 2

Did Franklin Roosevelt create ration books during World War 2?


How did people earn rations during World War 2?

Government issued ration books

Coupons used during the war to purchase items?

called ration books or ration coupons.

Did soldiers get ration books in World War 2?


Who supplied rationing cards during world war 2?

In the UK, Ration Books wee issued by the Ministry of Food.

Did the soldiers in world war 2 get ration books too?

No, soldiers on active duty did not require ration books, the service provided for their needs.

Were there ration books in Australia in World War 2?

Yes there were.

Who gave out ration books in World War 2?

The Ministry of Food

Were World War 2 ration books distributed to children?

yes there was

What colour ration books did people have during World War 2?

There were many colours based on country, occupation, month year and so on.

What is the ration for 1 week?

During the first world war, the food ministry was created in Britain to ration food products. During the second world war, the food ration for one week was, eggs, fats, cheese, and bacon.

Why did the government issue ration books during World War 2?

the British and US governments both issued ration books during WWII. they did this in Britain because Britain largely imported much of the "the necessities"(including but not limited to: sugar, tea, oil, wood, and produce). After WWII began, the Germans diseverly cut the amount of supplies reaching Britain by attacking the ships that carried them. In order to make sure that there was enough to go around, the British Government issued ration books(for more in fo about ration books in Britain, see what were ration books) in the US, ration books were issued so that the government could provide enough supplies to its soldiers. It was all to support the war effort.

Did the Queen ration during World War 2?


During world war 2 the federal government reacted to shortages of various goods by?

Rationing. People had to get ration books for supplies to prevent hoarding.

What did Buff-coloured ration books mean in World War 2?

That they were rich

What did world war 2 evacuees take with them to the country?

clothes and ration books

How many ration books were issued in world war two?

Ration books were issued by the US government to allow everyone to have the same chance to get goods as everyone else. There is no exact number on how many ration books were issued but over 8000 ration offices were opened to control the rationing.

Why did the shopkeeper have to stamp your ration book in World War 2?

the shopkeepers in world war 2 had to stamp the ration books to make sure that the person collecting the rations could not collect more.

What was the purpose of stamps during World War 2 and how were they different from ration books?

Perhaps you are referring to War Stamps. These could be purchased for a few cents each and when a book was filled, exchanged for a War Bond.

Did churchill ration during world war 2?


How was rationing enforced in the world war 2?

People got given ration books

What countries used ration books during World War 2?

Britain, the US, Canada, Scotland, Wales, eventually Germany, New Zealand and Australia I know used them. I don't know if Japan went to a rationing system using ration books as the other nations had done.