U.S. At War: Ration Books

Sometime between October 1 and "after elections" U.S. civilians will receive their first big, comprehensive ration books. Chief reason for the delay is exact decision as to their form, and the technical difficulties the Government Printing office will have in producing 200 million copies (enough to provide for losses and to keep local ration boards from running short) and more than that number of application forms.

For the past month GPO has been busy experimenting with trial forms, which are modeled generally after the British books. About the size of a small prayer...

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