12 July 2009
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Q.What was each persons rations during the world war two
A.A typical weekly WW2 ration was 150g meat, 1 egg, 100g fats (butter, margarine and lard), 100g cheese, 100g bacon, 200g sugar, 50g tea and 50g sweets.
Q.Wot was last to come off rationing after WW2
A.The last food to be rationed after World War 2 ended was meat. It was rationed up until July 1954. Rationing of bacon, butter and sugar began 8 Jan 1940.
Q.When did butter rationin end?
A.Butter rationing ended in Britain in May 1954. The last food to be rationed after World War 2 ended was meat. It was rationed up until July 1954.
Q.Was there rationing no fish and chips during world was two?
A.Fish and chips were not rationed during World War II. Bread was not rationed during the war, but began to be in 1946, after the war had ended.
Q.In ww2 britain, did rationing and full employment mean class divisions were disappearing, because everyone was treated the same?
A.Although these were factors in class divisions diminishing, those with money could still bypass the rationing system on the 'black market'.