Your Ration Book

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    Description: Sample Child's Ration Book. Throughout the 1940s (and for nine years after the end of the war) every man woman and child in Britain owned ration books of coupons for food and clothing. The Ministry of Food's carefully formulated diet is generally believed to have improved the nation's health.

    Date: World War Two

    Our Document Reference: BT 131/40

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    1. Mixing film and digital 60 months ago | reply

      Merciful heavens I had one of these.

    2. eilyshaw 52 months ago | reply

      I've still got one somewhere amongst the piles of belongings ... one day I'll find it again ... then I'll be down the dairy.

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