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Questions Source 1Source 2Source 3Source 4

1a Read source 1a. This is a survey of people's attitudes to clothes rationing. What were the main problems people had?

1b Look at source 1b. This is the clothes ration for 1942.
How many coupons were issued and how many months were they supposed to last? (count carefully - they start on the first day of one month and finished on the last day of the final month!)

1c Is this more or less coupons than people had in the first year of rationing? What do you think people's reaction to this would have been?

Results of an investigation into attitudes towards clothes rationing

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PRO ref: BT 64/4101; Results of an investigation into attitudes towards clothes rationing