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Rationing

by ateamwar

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Contributed by 
ateamwar
People in story: 
Mrs B
Location of story: 
Liverpool
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A4813607
Contributed on: 
05 August 2005

This story appears courtesy of and with thanks to The Liverpool Diocesan Care and Repair Association and James Taylor

The ration books were out during the war and you’d get so much for each child and so much for yourself. You just had to make it from one week to the next. We got sugar, tea, margarine and just ordinary things. Butter was a luxury back then.

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