Ration Book

On The Homefront >> War-Time Rationing

Most everyone knows of the rationing that took place during World War II, but did you know that because the military needed so many typewriters for communication, even they were rationed? (Ration Orders No. 4 & 4a) Did you know that gasoline rationing was not originally so much to save fuel, but to save tires and the rubber they were made of? Our government wanted us to drive slower, (a nation... Read More »

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I am nostalgic for a time I did not live in. I believe the forties decade gave us the finest entertainers, musicians, movies, (film noir is my favorite), radio, and fashion. Above all, I have a true appreciation for the sacrifices, determination, and the character of our people and our country during those times. Men, women, and children. Tom Brokaw had it right when he described the young men and... Read More »