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Lessons from the Past: WWII Rationing in Britain

Lessons from the Past:  WWII Rationing in Britain

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WWII literally choked the British Isles until the United States finally intervened in the war in Europe after the attack on Pearl Harbor.  Because the United Kingdom is an island, there are a limited amount of resources that can be produced domestically.  This put the nation in a precarious position as the Germans sustained a powerful naval blockade and aerial assault for years. Forcing the UK to ration its citizens

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