Monday, February 26, 2018
Baby Needs A New Pair Of Shoes! Got A Ration Book?
Sarah Sundin posted this article about shoe rationing during World War II. The military needed both leather and rubber, so folks on the home front had to make things last, and that included the kids. No exceptions in shoe rationing was made for children. In 1943, everyone was limited to three pairs a year, which was reduced to two pairs in 1944, and you needed a stamp from your ration book to buy them.