Liverpool Blitz: 9am
Shops are just opening and already there are queues of anxious women and children at the door, each clutching a ration book.
Food and other goods are severely limited so there is a rush for any little extras. People passing by see a queue and join it
without knowing what is available.
Learn more about shopping on the ration.
'Feeding the Family in Wartime' booklet
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