Rationing in World War II - Historic Wendover Airfield
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Rationing in World War II

Rationing in World War II

Video Summary & Highlights

Recent events have brought rationing into the minds of many people globally. Tune in to learn how the rationing efforts on the home front in World War II helped ensure that our fighting forces were well supplied and that there was enough to go around for civilians also.
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Title photo can be found at the NARA website: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/535567
For more information about some of these topics we recommend you check out these links: The Utah Minute Women, Aubrey Glazier https://www.intermountainhistories.or…
Rationing, National World War II Museum https://www.nationalww2museum.org/war…
Make It Do – Rationing of Butter, Fats & Oils in World War II, Sarah Sundin http://www.sarahsundin.com/make-it-do…
Wooden Tires Bring New Meaning to Term “Burnout”, Ben Wojdyla https://jalopnik.com/wooden-tires-bri…

1:13 - What is rationing?

10:06 - Rationing and food

15:25 - Rationing and automobiles

21:55 - Rationing and clothing: “Use it up - wear it out - make it do!”

23:50 - Everyone did their part

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