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2a Make a list of the countries sending material to Britain that could be used to make
  • military equipment
  • uniforms and clothing
  • food or that could help with agriculture

2b Do you think that these countries would have produced material for these purposes before the Second World War started?

2c Do you think that the changes in production would have affected people's lives in the colonies? In what ways?

2d Were the colonies a problem or an advantage for Britain when fighting?

Diagram illustrating the supply of raw materials from the Empire to Britain

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