Why were items rationed during the final solution?
because demand exceeded supply.
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…
During World War II, Great Britain's foodstuffs, along with many liquids, household items, and other resources, were rationed almost from the start of hostilities until their end. The main reason? Most of these items were imported into the island-nation from overseas, yet Germany's submarine campaign was wearing down the merchant vessels transporting these items and, thus, they were in short supply.
During both World Wars, the United States government tried to control the economy at home by rationing certain items in the grocery stores, like sugar and butter. They also rationed gasoline. The people were also asked to donate metal items for recycling and to buy Savings Bonds to fund the war efforts.
During the 1940's food was being rationed and people were only allowed a certain amount of food, due to the war. Many people planted 'victory gardens', as they were called, and ate fruits and vegetables they grew. More people were eating beef instead of chicken because it was cheaper at the time. There was not many sugary foods being eaten due to sugar being one of the main food items that was rationed.
My mother lived in California during this time and has told me that bread was ten cents a loaf. For a dollar you could go the store and get a large grocery bag filled with all sorts of vegetables and bread. Meat was more expensive. During the war prices were controlled by the government and many items were rationed. the same it cost the day before
There was much sacrifice during the war. Food, gasoline, and nylons were among some of the items that were rationed. Sugar was the first item to be rationed; canned goods were needed for armaments and cans for soldiers; nylon and silk stockings were used in the manufacture of parachutes and powder bags for Naval guns; and bacon grease was used in the manufacture of ammunition. During World War II, the Allied forces discovered that it…
Rationing during World War II was established to maximize the provisions required by the military. Certain foods, items like tires, gasoline and other items had to go to the military first to keep the forces prepared to fight effectively. Additionally, some items became harder to obtain due to the war. For example, sugar had to be shipped across the ocean and shipping when German U-boats were a threat became difficult.
Generally speaking, the diet of most Americans during WW 2, were basically the same diets as before the war. There was rationing with regards to gasoline and perhaps other items relating to war production such as rubber for car tires. Food items were not rationed and the general diets of Americans consisted of various meats and vegetables, pastas, breads, eggs, fish and fruits.
What items were either rationed or difficult for the danish peapleto get after the Nazis invaded and occupied denmark?
Rationing Timeline •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…
A very high priority. There are stories (though evidence is minor) that supply trains filled with clothing, boots and food items for troops had to wait on side tracks while trainloads of Jews and other prisoners were sent to the camps. But in a broader sense, the Final Solution was one of the main goals Hitler wanted to achieve, period, as a result of the war (the destruction of the Russian Communists was probably #2).