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It seems hard to believe, but it took the Federal Government the full six months after Pearl Harbor to figure out how the home front would be governed and what would be rationed. This article heralds that new day and clarified how the war would affect their salaries, savings, education, shopping, clothing, taxes, leisure time, transportation and their general manner of living:

"The Government thus is spreading its war net over almost the entire population. Beginning with a modest curtailment of usual business practices, officials have advanced step by step until now they are telling Americans what to eat and wear and directing what they can do."

Click here to read about the rationing of meat during the Second World War.

Click here to learn more about the American W.W. II home front...

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Click here food rationing at U.S. POW camps.

     


The New Normal (United States News, 1942)

The New Normal (United States News, 1942)

The New Normal (United States News, 1942)

The New Normal (United States News, 1942)

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