Meat, cheese, butter, eggs and sweets were all rationed.
Potatoes, vegetables and bread were not rationed during
Everyone had a ration book and had to be registered
at a shop to get their rations. There were three colours
of ration book. Everyone over fourteen had a beige coloured
book. Babies and toddlers had pink books.Children between
four and fourteen had blue books.
The different books allowed people to get the different
items they needed.