A Conversation for World War Two Rationing in Britain

Dig for Victory!

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Pete, never to have a time-specific nick again (Keeper of Disambiguating Semicolons) - Born in the Year of the Lab Rat

I've seen lots of reproductions of posters featuring a booted foot pushing down on a spade, above the slogan "Dig for Victory!". I presume that was to do with saving rations. There are also Giles cartoons of a cabbage patch on top of an Anderson shelter, which I hear was quite common.

(Input from anyone who knows better is encouraged. I didn't do the actual war in my history GCSE, only the causes and consequences...)

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