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1a This note explains why the government thought food rationing was needed. What are the two main reasons?

1b What foods had there been shortages of in the previous war (World War I, 1914 - 1918)?

Notes on the need for food control and the reasons for rationing

PRO ref: INF 1/343 (A); Notes on the need for food control and the reasons for rationing