Most people can’t get their day started without a good cup of coffee in the morning. Some people depend on coffee throughout the day. But can you imagine having to go without it? Or at the very least having to cut way down on the amount you drink?
That’s the way it was during World War Two. About one third of the common things Americans eat and drink were rationed at some point during the war. Meat, sugar, butter, milk, processed foods, vegetables. Sugar continued to be rationed for two years after the end of the war. A popular slogan during the war was “Do With Less So They’ll Have Enough.”